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Chocolate crunch squares

Chocolate crunch

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Makes 8-10

Indulge in these chocolate crunch squares whenever you need a sweet treat. They're lovely with a cup of tea or coffee

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal311
fat15g
saturates9g
carbs38g
sugars21g
fibre1g
protein4g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 170g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for the tin
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Butter a 20cm square tin and line with baking parchment. Stir the melted butter and vanilla together in a bowl. Mix the caster sugar, flour and cocoa together in another bowl.

  • STEP 2

    Pour the bowl of wet ingredients into the dry and beat together, then add the egg and beat again until combined. Press into the prepared tin. Brush the top with water and sprinkle over the granulated sugar.

  • STEP 3

    Bake for 30-35 mins. Leave to cool slightly in the tin for 5 mins before slicing into squares and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Christmas 2020

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