Chocolate Marshmallow Brownie Cake

Rich, dark and dangerous, this walnut and marshmallow-speckled chocolate brownie cake from Paul Bloxham is utterly irresistible
By Paul Bloxham
Chocolate Marshmallow Brownie Cake
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  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 225 g '00' flour
  • 175 g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • 200 g unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 150 ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 125 g chopped walnuts
  • 150 miniature marshmallows

For the topping

  • 200 g demerara sugar
  • 100 g dark chocolate, melted
  • 225 ml boiling water
  • crème fraîche, to serve

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4.

2. Sieve the flour, half of the cocoa powder, the baking powder and salt together in a large bowl.

3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, caster sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla essence. Add to the flour and stir the batter until just combined.

4. Stir in the walnuts and marshmallows and spread the batter evenly into a 20cm square cake tin.

5. In a separate bowl, beat the remaining cocoa powder, demerara sugar, melted chocolate and boiling water together until smooth. Pour the mixture over the batter in the tin and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

6. Serve the cake hot with crème fraîche.

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