Charitas brownies

At 39p per serving, Charita Jones indulgent chocolate brownies prove that sweet treats dont need to break the bank
By Charita Jones
Charitas brownies
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  • Serves: Makes 12 brownies
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 100 g butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 350 g granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 g self-raising flour, sifted
  • 100 g cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • 100 g chocolate chips
  • 100 g walnuts, chopped

To serve

  • vanilla ice cream
  • chocolate sauce

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4. Grease a 23cm square cake pan.

2. Cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, then gradually beat in eggs and vanilla.

3. Sift in the flour, cocoa powder and salt and fold in thoroughly.

4. Add the oil, chocolate chips and walnuts.

5. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 35minutes.

6. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly, then cut into squares.

7. Serve warm with ice-cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.

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