Chocolate Horlicks brownies

A lovely twist on the classic brownie recipe.

Recipe from: 10 August 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 200
    dark chocolate - chopped
  • 125
    butter (unsalted)
  • 180
    brown sugar or castor sugar
  • 120
    self-raising flour
  • 150
    pecan nuts or walnuts - chopped
  • 10
    vanilla essence
  • 60
    Horlicks Regular, Light or Chocolate
  • 60
    cocoa powder
  • 3
  • extra dark chocolate for decorating
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Melt the chocolate and butter over simmering water or in the microwave oven on Medium (50% power) for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the sugar, vanilla essence and eggs. Mix well

In a separate bowl, sift the Horlicks, flour and cocoa powder, then add the nuts.

Add the dry ingredients to the chocolate mixture and stir well. Pour the mixture into a lined 28cm x 18cm pan.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Leave in the pan to cool. Melt the extra dark chocolate and drizzle over the cooled brownies to decorate.
Alternatively you can dust the brownies with icing sugar

As a dessert option, serve warm with ice cream.

Reprinted with permission of Foodmonger. To see more recipes, click here.


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