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Chocolate chilli brownies in a tin Tried & Tested

Chocolate chilli brownies

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2.8 stars based on 5 ratings

One for the grown ups! The rich cocoa and chilli kick works amazingly well – spiced indulgence.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:24
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 150g 5⅜ oz Butter (unsalted) softened
  • 150g 5⅜ oz Plain chocolate (70% cocoa) chopped
  • 100g 3½ oz Chilli chocolate chopped
  • 175g 6¼ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) large
  • 75g 2¾ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
  • ½ ½ Chillies very finely chopped
  • 75g 2¾ oz Almonds (whole) blanched, roughly chopped

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C, gas mark 3). Grease and line a square 20cm cake tin.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place 100g plain chocolate and all of the chill chocolate into a bowl with the butter. Set the bowl over a pan of gently simmering water. Make sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl. Heat, stirring gently until melted. Remove the bowl from the pan and cool slightly.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Plain chocolate (70% cocoa) chopped
    • 100g 3½ oz Chilli chocolate chopped
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Beat the sugar into the chocolate mixture using an electric mixer. Add the eggs one at a time until all combined. Sift in the flour and beat until the mixture is smooth. Add the chilli, remaining chocolate and almonds.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 175g 6¼ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 3 3 Egg(s) (free range) large
    • 75g 2¾ oz Plain white flour (we use Allinson) Plain white flour
    • ½ ½ Chillies very finely chopped
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Plain chocolate (70% cocoa) chopped
    • 75g 2¾ oz Almonds (whole) blanched, roughly chopped
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Pour the mix into the tin and bake for 30 minutes or until the skewer inserted into the brownie comes out clean.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Allow to cool. Cut into squares and serve.