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Peanut Butter Brownies


Recipe Info

  • Yield : 24
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h


  • 180g butter, chopped
  • 150g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 385g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 110g plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour, plus extra
  • 35g cocoa powder
  • 70g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 190g peanut butter


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease 2 x 20cm x 30cm brownie pans, line base and two opposite sides with baking paper.

Step 2

Melt the butter and the dark chocolate in a medium pan, stir over low heat, without boiling, until the mixture is smooth. Let it cool until just warm.

Step 3

Stir in the sugar, egg and vanilla essence, then add the sifted plain flour and cocoa powder.

Step 4

Pour the mixture into the prepared pans. Drop small spoonfuls of the peanut butter into the chocolate mixture and swirl through the chocolate with a knife.

Step 5

Bake in moderately slow oven for about 50 minutes or until firm, cool in pans. Cut into 24 pieces, dust with extra cocoa powder, (optional).

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