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Chocolate Calamity Brownies

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August  8, 2010
Author Notes

This one's special. It uses self-rising flour which is unusual for brownies. The result is still a dense, sticky horrendously chocolatey brownie that's light on you, instead of pulling you down. The kick here is provided by the shot of espresso in it. The recipe can easily be customized...if you want to add half a up of white chocolate chips in it or maybe a couple of tablespoons of candied ginger. —Amrita

  • Serves 9 pieces
Ingredients
  • 60 gms self-rising flour
  • 60 gms, dark cocoa powder (I used one with about 70% cocoa)
  • 200 gms caster sugar
  • 120 gms butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 shot strong espresso
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Pre-heat oven (fan-assisted) to 160 deg C or 320 deg F.
  2. Mix all ingrediients together
  3. Grease a flat sandwich pan (about 6X6) and pour the brownie batter in.
  4. Bake for 18 minutes and cool once done.
  5. Cut into 9 equal pieces and try not to eat all of them at once...

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