Easy brownies

A gooey and delicious treat, these brownies are so easy to make. Try the rich chocolate topping for an even more decadent bake 

  • Ready in 1 hour 15 minutes, plus cooling time
  • Serves 24
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 383
  • fat 24g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 40g
  • sugars 30g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.39g

Ingredients

  • 375g good-quality dark chocolate
  • 375g butter, cut into pieces
  • 6 medium eggs
  • 500g caster sugar
  • 225g plain flour
  • 140g good-quality dark chocolate
  • 50g butter, cut into pieces
  • icing sugar for dusting

Method

  1. Butter and line a 30cm x 21cm tin. Preheat the oven to fan 160/conventional 180/gas 4. Break up the chocolate with the butter and melt in the microwave on Medium for about 5 minutes, stirring halfway through.

  2. Beat the sugar and eggs in a bowl. Stir in the melted chocolate, add the flour and beat well. Pour into the tin and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the top looks papery and feels slightly wobbly. Leave to cool in the tin.

  3. Break up the chocolate with the butter and melt in the microwave on Medium for about 1 minute. Stir until smooth then spread over the cake. Dust with icing sugar and cut into squares.