Recipe For Chocolate Brownies

I am a firm believer in the saying ‘what goes around, comes around’. I also like to be grateful for everything in my life and I try to see the positive in all situations. So, I have decided to mentally ascribe something that was meant to be horrid and hurt me to being a positive. I will see it as payback for something I may have inadvertently done in the past to hurt someone. I will view it as the wheel turning for whatever wrong I may have done previously.

We are not always aware of our wrong doings. Sometimes a well meant word can actually hurt. I often say things without thinking them out in my head first, and so I know I have been guilty of too quick a word. Sometimes our actions cause harm rather than do the good we meant them to be. And I am sure that some of the choices I have made in my twenties were not the best ones, even though they felt right at the time. So, I have mentally ascribed the person who tried to hurt me, to the positive box of my life. The point has been made and received but I think the person is wrong. I will see their words as payback for all the wrong I may have done in my life.

Some wrong doings however, are really not meant to be! This recipe is one of them. I had half a dozen recipes for brownies, and so I mixed them all together and came up with this one. The addition of chewy, yummy things to it was inspired by a recipe for Rocky Road from my friend Bev. I was then quite gobsmacked and shocked to read this is not an original recipe. And, it is so similar to the ones sold at Fifteen. It appears I have Jamie’s recipe – or dare I say it, he has mine!

Chocolate Brownies
Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies
 
Ingredients
  • 250g butter
  • 200g dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids), broken up
  • 100g nougat, cut into chunks
  • 100g small marshmallows
  • 100g cranberries
  • 80g cocoa powder
  • 66g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 350g castor sugar – I use fructose
  • 4 eggs, beaten
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  2. line a rectangular baking tin with baking paper
  3. melt the butter and chocolate over a double boiler and mix until smooth
  4. in a separate bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and castor sugar
  5. add the nougat, marshmallows and cranberries and mix
  6. add the chocolate and stir well
  7. add the eggs and mix in until you have a silky consistency
  8. pour the brownie mix into the baking tray and place in the oven for 25 minutes
  9. cool in the tray and remove and cut into squares

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26 thoughts on “Recipe For Chocolate Brownies

  1. The theme of your blog is very beautiful and the article is written very well, I will continue to focus on your article.

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  2. Chocolate and nougat…wow..sounds delicious!

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    1. they are very moreish 🙂

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  3. Moving along is the only way. Friday (belated) greets to Dave and the dogs 🙂 xxx

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    1. Monday greets back xxx

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  4. Hi Tandy, I love brownies. When you mention nougat in the recipe…I’m wondering what it would be called in the US. There is a nougat candy that is a white sticky candy with fruit but I don’t know if that is what you are referring to. This is one of the little problems I sometimes have with recipes from other parts of the world. I just want to make sure I use the proper ingredient.

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    1. Hi Karen, yes that is the same nougat here – we get different flavours – some with pistachio nuts and others with cherries, but it is sticky white. I will write a post over December about the problem you mention above, as I sometimes come across ingredients I have no clue what they are. Have a super day T 🙂

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  5. I’m only a recent convert to brownies. I get it now, I totally get it.

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    1. I love anything with chocolate 🙂

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  6. Brownies are one of the constant good things in life.

    Some people will see a slight in the slightest things. 🙂 Perhaps that is due to an urge to compensate for a low self-esteem. Any number of times I have written some remark or comment, perhaps jocularly but in the friendliest of ways, only to have it taken up as a deadly insult. Being hurt by such reactions is profitless. It is a penalty of wanting, to say more than something utterly trite and bland. One has to shrug and move on.

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    1. you are so right! Moving on is the best option 🙂

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  7. Hi Tandy, yes i so believe in the saying “what goes around comes around” these brownies look ymmmmy

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    1. thanks Usha – can you turn them into a non egg recipe?

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  8. Oh those look really moist!

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    1. they are indeed 🙂

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  9. Well, when I make them, they will be Tandy’s brownies. 😀 I always try and look for the positive in every situation Tandy.
    🙂 Mandy

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    1. thanks Mandy, I love these brownies 🙂

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  10. Jamie was probably inspired by you! They love Brownies here in Spain, so will have to give these a whirl. Sorry to hear that some not so good things have been happening to you 🙁

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    1. thanks Tanya – I will let myself believe I inspired Jamie 🙂

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  11. These sounds delicious, Tandy. I’ll try them when I get my new oven. 😉

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    1. I look forward to you telling me what they taste like 🙂

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  12. I think i’d take out the marshmallows and out in marachino cherries 😉
    chocolate and cherries puts me on cloud 9

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    1. that is a good combination sidey 🙂

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  13. Whoever’s recipe they might be, they certainly look very nice, Tandy! 🙂

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    1. thanks Celia, they taste awesome 🙂

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