Peanut Butter Brownies2015-05-27
- 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
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease 2 x 20cm x 30cm brownie pans, line base and two opposite sides with baking paper.
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.
Stir in the sugar, egg and vanilla essence, then add the sifted plain flour and cocoa powder.
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.
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).