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Offline Amy :-)

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Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« on: February 06, 2013, 06:48:39 am »
This is a very light brownie, and not very sweet. It is rich only in the chocolate flavour and I thought it was a nice change from most other brownies which are heavy and sweet.
The recipe does not make a large mixture, so be careful not to use a pan too big.

Chocolate Brownie

Ingredients:
25g cocoa
35ml boiling water
100g butter
55g honey
1 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
150g SR flour
Icing sugar, to dust

Method:
1. Preheat over to 180 degrees. Grease and line a suitable pan.
2. Mix cocoa and boiling water for 10 seconds/speed 3.
3. Add butter and mix for 2 minutes/80 degrees/speed 3.
4. Add honey and vanilla, and then turning the motor to speed 3, add eggs through hole in lid. Increase speed to 4 and mix for 20 seconds after last egg.
5. Add flour and mix for 10 seconds/speed 4. Scrape bowl and mix for a further 10 seconds/speed 4.
6. Spread mixture into pan and bake for 15 minutes.
7. Cool in pan, then slice and dust with icing sugar.

ETA - Mum just came home and tried a piece of this. She loved it! ;D
« Last Edit: February 06, 2013, 07:16:33 am by Amy :-) »

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2013, 04:51:43 am »
Made these again today because they went down so well! Did a double batch and played around with it, so just adding this here so I don't forget...

Double batch:
40g cocoa
70ml boiling water
100g butter
100g low fat vanilla yoghurt
110g honey
4 eggs
300g SR flour

:)
« Last Edit: February 07, 2013, 07:06:08 am by Amy :-) »

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2013, 05:47:43 am »
Yum Amy, I made brownies this morning
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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013, 01:00:09 am »
They look yum Amy, 15 minutes sounds quick for cooking

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2013, 01:04:59 am »
They do cook very quickly Yvette :) Its important to check them to make sure they don't overcook. Since there is not much fat in the recipe they would dry out easily if overcooked ;)

I took my double batch from the oven a bit earlier and cut them while warm. They were really fudgy and yummy ;D

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2013, 02:28:11 am »
Thanks Ames  :) Will try them soon and report back

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2013, 05:55:41 am »
I've got this in the oven now, watching closely.  I'm not too sure if I used the "right" sized pan, so unsure how quick it will cook.  Starting to smell yummy...
The kids will be getting this in their lunchboxes tomorrow unless we eat it all tonight  ;)
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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2013, 05:58:39 am »
Awesome Jo! :D I'm sure whatever pan you used will be fine :)
They are better to be undercooked than overcooked ;) And chances are there won't be any left for lunchboxes!

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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2013, 07:30:12 am »
Never mind, Amy, they will still have your zucchini/bacon mini quiches to eat  ;D
When's your recipe book coming out?  ;)
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Re: Chocolate Brownies (reasonably healthy!) with photo :)
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2013, 08:16:42 am »
Mmmm, love those quiches Jo ;D Glad you like them too!
Recipe book, I wish!! :D