Saturday, February 14, 2009

Chocolate Brownies


150g butter
300g caster sugar
50g cocoa powder
3 medium size eggs, beaten
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
75g self-raising flour

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, gas mark 4 & line a 20 x 20 cm tin with baking parchment.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Remove from the heat & add the sugar & cocoa powder. Mix well. Gradually beat in the eggs & then add the vanilla essence. Gently stir in the flour & pecans.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin, level the surface & bake for 40-50 minutes.
  4. Leave in the tin to cool, & then cut in bars.

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