Hello, Lovelies! As I mentioned in my recent chocolate chip cookie post, I'm a baker at heart. When I'm bored, putting something off or just need to de-stress, I bake. I'm more of a sweet treats baker: I'm more likely to be found baking cakes and cookies than I am pasties and pies. And, one of my go-to recipes are these super simple, super indulgent brownies from Mary Berry.
Instead of chocolate chips, I once again prefer to use chunks: I'll normally add squares of rich dark chocolate for me, and Dairy Milk for my mum and sister. Again, I actually doubled this recipe, then halved it and made a batch for me and a batch for my mum and sister, as it's so easy to just knock up. This is definitely one of the easiest and tastiest recipes I know of.
What you need:
275g Butter; softened
375g Caster sugar
75g Cocoa powder
100g Self-raising flour
4 Large Eggs
What you do:
Preheat oven to 180c, line a baking tray
1. Add everything to a large mixing bowl, and mix well. (I add the eggs + chocolate after I've mixed everything else, but that's personal preference).
2. Add the mixture to the baking tray, making sure the mixture's pushed into every corner, and spread evenly.
3. Bake in the oven for 35-45 minutes (I'd check at 30-35 to be sure, then go from there)
4. Leave to cool, then cut into even squares (or not, you do you) and turn onto a plate.
These are really, really nice hot or re-heated, with a scoop of icecream on top. I microwave these and they come out fine. They should last 3-5 days in a sealed tin.