I don’t in general have a sweet tooth. When we go out for meals i would have a starter but say no to dessert. I like making sweet things, cakes, biscuits, puddings… but I’m not that fussed about eating them…

… except, when i do like something sweet I like it really sweet!! Turkish delight, baklava – and other eastern pastries, Chelsea buns – but only from Fitzbillies in Cambridge… and these brownies that my son used to make:

RORY’S CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

Oven temp 170

  • 4 oz butter
  • 7 oz caster sugar
  • 3 oz dark muscavado or similar brown sugar
  • 5 oz dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 oz sifted plain flour (in actual fact I would use self-raising flour as I am very sensitive to the taste of baking powder)
  • 2 tbsps cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  1. gently melt the butter, caster sugar, brown sugar, dark chocolate and syrup together and let cool slightly
  2. gently and carefully stir the eggs into the mixture
  3. fold in the flour
  4. pour into a lined brownie tin and cook  at gas mark 3, 325° F, 170° C mins for about 20-25 mins until cooked but still gooey
  5. yum!

By the way my featured image is from when I was in the Brownies – I was a fairy!!

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