Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Serves 24
Calories per serving: 246 (excluding coffee)
Cost per serving: £ 0.14p

 

 Ingredients:

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

200g dark chocolate

100g white chocolate

100 g butter

250g golden granulated sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon orange essence

120g plain flour

Method:

Break up the dark chocolate and place in a pan along with the butter, sugar and orange essence.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Heat gently until the chocolate and butter melts and into a thick sauce like texture. When the butter begins to melt it may look sticky and clump together. Do not increase the temperature as this will risk scorching the ingredients, just keep it as low as possible and it will be fine.
When melted it will look quite grainy, don’t worry about the grainy texture as the sugar will dissolve when cooking, remove from the heat and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.

Break the eggs into a jug and beat until combined, then add to the chocolate stirring quickly until the eggs have been incorporated.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Once this is done the texture will change and feel very elastic. Add the flour and stir in again until everything is properly mixed. The mixture will be a little more elastic now and look smoother.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Break the white chocolate into chunks and roughly chop with a sharp knife.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Add to the mixture and pour into a  greased 7 inch square tin or line with grease-proof baking paper.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Place into a preheated oven at 180 Gas mark 4 and cook for approx 30-45 minutes. The crust will form quickly on top but when you press it gently you need to feel resistance. If it feels too light then insert a skewer or chopstick to see if the mixture is cooked. If the skewer is wet and the mixture is quite thin and the crust is a bit wobbly then keep cooking. If the skewer is wet but the mixture is quite thick and you felt resistance and the crust feels firmer then you should be ok.

Chocolate orange brownies with white chocolate chunks

Food Hacks

Freeze for an on hand tasty treat.

Substitute regular white sugar to drop the price to just 12p each !!.

Served warm with ice-cream is great dessert your friends will love.

Substitute the orange essence for vanilla, almond or even mint for great alternative flavours.

Treat your friends to a delicious cappuccino or latte to go with your yummy brownies in the comfort of your own home for just 50p with NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Melody 3 Manual Coffee Machine by Krups – Red I have had mine for about a year now and have saved well over £1,500 by not buying from the big coffee shops, not to mention the time of going too.

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The Wooden Chef

Hi, My name is Lee and I am crazy about food. I love to cook and create great food for less. I hope you enjoy my blog, if so thank you. If you really enjoy it please also let people know and if there is anything you would like me to make please also let me know

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