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Oreo Brownies

Did someone say oreo? and then brownies? A winning combination, am I right?


I used the 'best ever chocolate brownies recipe' from BBC GoodFood. I often use this recipe when brownie baking, and I have to say, it never disappoints. Also, the original recipe doesn't call for Oreos, but its Friday and we wanna live a little. I also switched some of the caster sugar out for brown sugar, it just gives it that little bit of extra fudgy goodness.

Makes 9 BIG BROWNIES

Easy Peasy

Ready in 40 minutes




I N G R E D I E N T S

150g butter (I used goats to make it dairy free)

150g dark chocolate

80g plain flour

45g cocoa powder

100g dark chocolate (cut into chunks)

3 eggs

200g caster sugar

75g light brown sugar

9 oreos



METHOD

- preheat the oven to 180c fan or 160c with no fan.

- first, you want to melt the chocolate and butter together in a bowl over a pan of hot water. Once melted, leave to cool in the bowl.

- then whisk together the sugars and eggs until pale and creamy.

- once the chocolate mixture has cooled, pour it into the foamy mixture and fold together gently.

- then sieve in the flour and cocoa powder and mix again

- fold through the chunks of chocolate and the mix is ready

- line a 20cm square baking tin with baking paper

- pour the mixture into the baking tin and spread out to create an even layer.

- press the full oreos into the top of the mixture, then bake for 28 minutes.

- I like to check the brownies after 25 by giving them a little wobble. If the centre still seems jiggly, they're not quite ready.

- once baked, leave to cool in the tin (I even place them into the fridge when almost cooled, to help with the slicing.

- slice into 9 extra large gooey brownies and enjoy!



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