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Basic chocolate brownie

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  • Vegetarian
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Nut free

This basic chocolate brownie recipe will be your new go-to. It’s rich, fudgy and totally irresistible.

  • Serves16
  • Cook time40 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes, + cooling time
Basic chocolate brownies


  • 200g butter, chopped
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 3 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup (80g) sour cream

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 20cm (base measurement) square cake pan and line the base and sides with baking paper, allowing the sides to overhang. Combine the butter and chocolate in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until the mixture is smooth. Set aside for 5 mins to cool slightly.
  2. Step 2

    Add the sugar and stir to combine. Stir in the eggs until well combined. Add the flour, cocoa powder and sour cream and stir to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the surface.
  4. Step 4

    Bake for 30-35 mins or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Set aside in the pan to cool slightly. Cut into pieces to serve.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 1201kJ/287 Cals (14%)

Protein: 4g (8%)

Fat: 19g (27%)

Sat fat: 12g (50%)

Carb: 27g (9%)

Sugar: 18g (20%)

Fibre: 1g (3%)

Sodium: 26mg (1%)

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