Chocolate brownies

For a simple decadent treat try this recipe for chocolate brownies from Matt Jones at Flour Power City, one of Borough Markets most popular bakery stalls
Chocolate brownies
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  • Serves: makes 24 brownies
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 440 g unsalted butter
  • 590 g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 8 free-range eggs
  • 410 g caster sugar
  • 60 g pure cocoa powder
  • 120 g self-raising flour
  • 10 g baking powder
  • Ice cream or cream, to serve


1. Preheat oven to 200C/gas 6.

2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.

3. Place the eggs and sugar in a separate bowl and whisk together gently.

4. In another bowl, sieve the cocoa powder, flour and baking powder.

5. Combine the melted chocolate with the egg mix. Add the dry ingredients and stir until smooth.

6. Pour into baking trays and bake for 22 minutes until set on the top but gooey in the middle. Cut into squares and serve warm with ice cream or cream.

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