Indulge in these chocolate crunch squares whenever you need a sweet treat. They’re lovely with a cup of tea or coffee
Prep:10 mins Cook:35 mins
Nutrition per serving
170g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for the tin
1 tsp vanilla extract
170g caster sugar
225g self-raising flour
25g cocoa powder
1 large egg, beaten
2 tbsp granulated sugar
Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Butter a 20cm square tin and line with baking parchment. Stir the melted butter and vanilla together in a bowl. Mix the caster sugar, flour and cocoa together in another bowl.
Pour the bowl of wet ingredients into the dry and beat together, then add the egg and beat again until combined. Press into the prepared tin. Brush the top with water and sprinkle over the granulated sugar.
Bake for 30-35 mins. Leave to cool slightly in the tin for 5 mins before slicing into squares and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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