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The Ultimate Chocolate Brownie

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For the ultimate chocolate brownies look no further – our friends at Billington’s have shared this irresistible recipe with us.

These super gooey and delicious brownies are made especially tasty by the use of Billington’s unrefined dark muscovado sugar. This gives the brownies a rich taste and all natural colour, adding unrivalled depth to your bake.

This fool-proof recipe will give you the best ever brownies every time, all in less than an hour.

Key Information

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  • Serves:16
  • Skill level:easy

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (fan 170°C, gas mark 5) and line a 20cm square tin with baking parchment.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 350g 12½ oz Dark chocolate
    • 200g 7⅛ oz Butter (unsalted)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Whisk the eggs until pale and fluffy, add the muscovado sugar and whisk until thick – then gently fold in the chocolate.

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  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Sieve in the flour and fold in until the mixture is smooth.

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  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 30-35 minutes, until you see a paper-like crust on top, there should still be some movement in the centre of the tin.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    If your brownie begins to brown around the edges, loosely cover with baking paper to protect it whilst it continues to bake.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Remove from the oven. The brownie texture should still be gooey in the centre (it will firm up as the brownie cools). Leave to cool, then cut into squares.