Chocolate cherry brownies

Recipe from: 7 January 2016
recipe, brownies, cherries, sweet,chocolate

Ingredients 11
Servings 12
Time 00:15


  • 160
    dark chocolate
  • 150
  • 3
    jumbo eggs
  • 200
    dark brown (treacle) sugar
  • 100
  • 1/2
    baking powder
  • 2
    cocoa powder
  • pinch
    of salt
  • 100
    brazil nuts, toasted and roughly chopped
  • 1x 425
    tin pitted black cherries in syrup, drained (we used Goldcrest)
  • extra cocoa for dusting



Preheat the oven to 170ºC.

Line the base and sides of a 20cm, deep square baking tin. Place the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl over a pot of simmering water and allow to melt. Set aside to cool slightly.

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar for 3 minutes, slowly add the chocolate mixture, then sift in the flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt. Fold to combine.

Stir in the brazil nuts and cherries, spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 40–45 minutes.

Remove the brownies from the oven, allow to cool in the tin, then slice them into squares.

To serve:
Dust cocoa powder over the top.

Words and image: Fairlady

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