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Chocolate Crunch

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

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Serves 10

A chocolatey treat that is like a biscuit but the size of a cake!

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  • 215g (7oz) plain flour
  • 160g (5oz) margarine
  • 160g (5oz) caster sugar
  • 20g (4 tsp) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 5 ml (3/4 teaspoon) vanilla essence


  1. Beat the sugar and butter together.

  2. Add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, vanilla essence, beaten eggs and mix well.

  3. Put into a greased tin and press gently on the top with a fork.

  4. Brush with water and sprinkle remaining sugar.

  5. Bake in the over at 180 degrees fan for approx. 30 minutes.

  6. Cut into portions while still warm. Enjoy!

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22nd Sep, 2017
Shan't do this again. First, it doesn't state what size of tin; secondly it only gives temperature for electric fan-oven (yes I know one can look up what should be for gas, but most recipes include the information); worst of all, when you mix the quantities it gives, the mixture is so stiff you can't actually get all the flour to mix - had to add some liquid. Having now looked for other recipes for Chocolate Crunch, most tell you to melt the margarine rather than cream it with the sugar. Wonder if that was the problem?
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Daniel Morse
24th Aug, 2018
Excellent simple recipe, works well but I would suggest baking slightly longer then 30 minutes if you want it more biscuit like.. More crunch!