Cosmic Chocolate Brownies
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175g/6oz Cream Plain Flour
225g/8oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
125g/4oz Chocolate (good quality, at least 60% cocoa)
325g/12oz Golden Caster Sugar
2 teaspoons Vanilla Essence
4 Eggs (beaten)
Pinch of Salt
½ teaspoon Baking Powder
Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F/Gas 3. Lightly grease an oblong brownie tin. 25cm/10" x 15cm/6". Small roasting tin would also do.
Melt the butter/margarine and chocolate together over a low heat.
Remove from heat, add the sugar and mix well.
Add vanilla essence, eggs.
Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder together and gently stir into chocolate mixture.
Pour into prepared tin and bake for about 40-50 minutes until crusty on top.
Remove from oven and allow to cool,
Melt some chocolate drizzle over the brownie slab and sprinkle with decoration of your choice