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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beaverkeema
13th Mar, 2012
Kiinakris - if you use granulated sugar, whizz in a blender for a few seconds to make finer hey presto caster sugar :) I have put sultanas in this batch, smell is divine - 45 minutes is taking tooooooo long.
rachelulu
10th Mar, 2012
5.05
Delicious! Mine cooked perfectly in 45 minutes.
kiinakris
10th Mar, 2012
5.05
I live in Estonia, and I cannot find here golden caster sugar. Can I use regular sugar?
welsh_caz
9th Mar, 2012
5.05
Yum! Heaps of compliments! Will be making them again and again :)
karinannapfetzer
7th Mar, 2012
5.05
We love these. They are so easy and quick. I usually add dried cherries to give it additional texture and flavour.
karinannapfetzer
7th Mar, 2012
5.05
We love these. They are so easy and quick. I usually add dried cherries to give it additional texture and flavour.
traywatson
5th Mar, 2012
5.05
Absolutely delicious - went down really well at work. Top was crispy, centre was gooey - just how they should be! Definitely making again. I too cut mine in 25 squares, just more to go around!
janetownley
5th Mar, 2012
5.05
Excellent brownie, probably the best recipe that I have ever made.
traciewebb
2nd Mar, 2012
3.05
These took a lot longer to cook than stated - the middle wouldn't cook. I also found them way too sweet. I'll try them again with less sugar.
rhaverty
26th Feb, 2012
3.05
This was easy to make but but apart from that I'm not that impressed and I won't make it again. Even with my sweet tooth I found it too sweet and too rich. I cut it into 25 squares instead of 16 and still found even one piece too sickly. I found it needed 5 mins more than the recipe suggested and it was still really gooey in the centre.

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