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Are you mad about baking? If so, welcome to the new article series for foodies.

We've teamed up with BakingMad.com to bring you delectable desserts and bakery goodness in the form of simple, easy to follow recipes.

The ultimate chocolate brownie

These brownies are super gooey and delicious, made especially tasty by using Billington’s unrefined dark muscovado sugar.

Prep time: 20mins
Bake: 35mins
Serves: 16
Skill level: Easy

Ingredients

  • 200g Butter (unsalted)
  • 350g Dark chocolate
  • 3 Egg(s) (free range)
  • 250g Unrefined dark muscovado sugar (we use Billington's)
  • 50g Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson)

The Method

STEP 1

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

STEP 2

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

STEP 3

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

STEP 4

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

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.

STEP 6

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

STEP 7

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

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