Chocolate brownies

This is a simple recipe, if you are a chocolate lover like I am you are sure to love this,

This recipe makes up to 10 portions but may differ based on the size of your baking dish.


  • 200g chopped dark chocolate
  • 100g butter, cubed
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 180ml sugar
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 tbsp + 1 tsp grated coconut, lightly roasted
  • 5 tbsp + 1 tsp plain flour, sifted
  • 50g glacé cherries, chopped
  • 1 cup pistachio nuts, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm round spring-form cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a pan, melt the chocolate, butter and salt together over a low heat. Stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  3. Beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Carefully fold in the almonds, vanilla essence, coconut, flour, cherries, half the nuts and all the chocolate mixture until well combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into the cake tin, sprinkle the rest of the pistachios on top and bake for 25-30 mins or until the top rises but the inside is still moist.
  6. Allow to cool before slicing.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Gayatri :3 says:

    Do we have to dark chocolate? Will milk chocolate yield the same results? (not a fan of the bitter flavour of dark chocolate xP)


    1. you can use milk problem


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