It’s Chocolate Brownie Day at Spark!

Yes, it’s a real thing and it should definitely be celebrated. Here’s a recipe for delicious chewy chocolate brownies from our friends at BBC GoodFood.

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Prep: 15 mins   Cook: 25 mins

You will need:

  • 185g unsalted butter
  • 185g best dark chocolate
  • 85g plain flour
  • 40g cocoa powder
  • 50g white chocolate
  • 50g milk chocolate
  • 3 large eggs
  • 275g golden caster sugar

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 20cm square tin.
  • Cut 185g unsalted butter into smallish cubes and  break 185g best dark chocolate into small pieces and drop into a bowl. Cover and microwave for 2 mins.
  • In a medium bowl, break 3 large eggs into a large bowl and tip in 275g golden caster sugar. With an electric mixer on maximum speed, whisk the eggs and sugar until they look thick and creamy, like a milkshake.
  • Add the cooled melted chocolate and fold gently, careful to keep air in the mixture.
  • Now tip 85g plain flour and 40g cocoa powder into a sieve held over the egg mixture, and fold in gently.
  • Finally, with a large sharp knife, chop 50g white chocolate and 50g milk chocolate into small chunks and stir in the chocolate chunks until they’re dotted throughout.
  • Spread the mix evenly into the prepared tin.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven or until edges are firm.
  • Let the brownies cool before cutting into squares.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Spark serving tip: We love popping these in the microwave for 30 seconds and serving with cold vanilla ice cream!

Watch the video on BBC GoodFood for a step-by-step tutorial for making the best-ever brownies.

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