Fudgy coconut brownies

Fudgy coconut brownies

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(178 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Cuts into 16 squares
Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal358
  • fat21g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs43g
  • sugars35g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.39g
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Ingredients

  • 100g cocoa
  • 250g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 500g golden caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • icing sugar, to dust (optional)

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Line the base of a 21cm square tin with baking parchment. Put the cocoa, butter and sugar in your largest saucepan and gently melt, stirring so the mixture doesn’t catch. When the cocoa mixture is melted and combined, cool slightly, then stir in the eggs, little by little, followed by the flour and coconut.

  2. Tip into the tin and bake for 45 mins on a middle shelf – check after 30 mins and cover with another piece of baking parchment if the crust is browning too much. Cool in the tin, then carefully lift out and cut into squares.

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littlesarah
14th May, 2013
5.05
I made these for my hubby last night my first time doing brownies and turned out amazing! yummy!
starmatthew
12th May, 2013
This is a really nice recipe!, I've posted some picture on my blog... Very gooey, definately 50mins is a perfect time for this, you must make sure you let it rest and firm up!!! Enjoy!
adzwoof
19th Apr, 2013
Delicious! I didn't put coconut in but used peanut butter!!!
evilchaffinch
18th Apr, 2013
These are fantastic. The coconut gives it something extra and adds some texture without being too strong (I'm not usually a fan of coconut). Everyone who has one raves about them and I haven't found any other brownies that are anywhere near as good as these. They are really simple to make too. This is what I usually bake when a friend is having a bad day.
suzannejones34
14th Apr, 2013
Don't scratch the non-stick off your pan with the sugar like I did :(
barbabig
18th Mar, 2013
I don't know what happened to my butter-cocoa-sugar mixture: turned-out all lumpy and grumpy... I was going to throw it away (and throw in the sponge...) but I decided to give it a try. Well: if that happens to you too, don't give up! Most lumps melted while cooking, but the few left gave these brownies some crunchiness which was not bad at all...
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gemmacope
17th Mar, 2013
5.05
So tasty and easy to make. Family love them!!!
superman8375
1st Feb, 2013
i added 200 grams of coconut and they tasted superb
holliianne
22nd Jan, 2013
5.05
Have made this recipe around 4 times now and it always turned out lovely! So so simple to make and great for if you fancy baking or for an occasion. Everyone's getting one for their birthday now :)
lynetteab
13th Jan, 2013
5.05
A great hit with family and friends. I added a couple of tablespoons of flour and sprinkled some more coconut on the firsthalf of dough. Then baked it at a 160* C (fan) for 45 minutes and it was perfectly gooey and delicious.!

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