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Bourbon-biscuit brownies


Well it’s here at last the brand new season of Game Of Thrones!!  Season 7  – Episode 1  debuts tonight .  Yes it’s definitely going to be a late one BUT so worth it.

My daughter Amy & I have been binge watching S1-6 over the past month in preparation for tonight’s premier which is on at 2AM our time. We’re #teamdani all the way.

A very delicious mid-night feast is on the cards so I’ll be baking the chocolate goodies and our Amy is making her special Game of Throne’s  cocktail.  On the menu tonight is Home-made Pizza, Chocolate Popcorn Cupcakes ( you can find that Recipe HERE) and Chocolate Popcorn Brownies, which brings me back to my post.

I made these really delicious Bourbon-Biscuit Brownies a few weeks ago. They were an experiment that work out really well. I had no chocolate chips to put in my usual brownies   but what I did have was a packet of chocolate bourbon-biscuits which I crumbled up and chucked into the batter


bourbon-biscuit group


Bourbon Biscuits are hugely popular in this part of the world, they’re a typically British biscuit right up there with the beloved custard cream.  In our house the Bourbon-Biscuit is the king and you will always find a packet in the biscuit tin.


bourbon-biscuit brownie


This is a very simple  brownie recipe, no mixer required just a wooden spoon!

I crumble up 1/2 the biscuits and stir them into the brownie batter.  The other half –  I leave whole and press into the top of the batter before it goes into the oven.  The biscuits make the chocolate brownie even more chocolaty and also lend a little biscuit crunch to the rich squidgy brownie.  It’s a win-win situation.


bourbon-biscuit brownie




Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Category: BAKE

Yield: 10-12

Calories per serving: 265 Calories


A very delicious brownie, made extra special with the addition of crumbled BOurbon Biscuits


  • 350 g chocolate (all milk, dark or a mixture of both whatever you prefer)
  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 g light brown sugar
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 10 Bourbon Biscuits


  • Heat the oven to 180C/350F & Lightly grease a 22cm square cake tin.
  • Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water.
  • Whisk the eggs and sugar together for 2-3 minutes until fluffy.
  • Fold the chocolate mixture very gently into the egg mixture.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder into the mixture and stir to mix. Break apart the bourbon biscuits and leave the tops to one side. break the remaining biscuits into small pieces NOT CRUMBS and stir these into the batter.
  • Pour the mixture into the cake tin. Place the tops of the biscuits into the batter & press down gently.
  • Place on the middle shelf of the oven and bake for 30 minutes for a gooey brownie or 40 mins for a firmer brownie Remove from the oven. Allow to cool completely in the tin.


bourbon biscuit brownies



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  • Catherine July 17, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    It’s always so much fun planning a tv/movie night! What a great way to enjoy the premier…these brownies look divine!

    • Karyn July 17, 2017 at 5:58 pm

      Thanks Catherine.. the Brownies and the Premier were a huge success

  • Joan Tanguay July 17, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    I found a box of chocolate Bourbon biscuits for $9.89 on Amazon. A bit expensive, but I think I’ll order them to try these brownies. Hope they’re delicious!

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 10:05 am

      Tjey are delicious Joan…thats very try subsituting chocolare oreos..that might work

  • Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh July 17, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    Wow, these look and sound so good! I’m not a GOT’s fan, but I am a fan of these brownies! Ha!

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 10:03 am

      I agree Brownies Rule..its very hard to resist one😉

  • Pam July 17, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Brownies are my favorite dessert. Adding those Bourbon biscuits sounds like a really tasty touch!

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 10:02 am

      They do make a fab dessert especially warm and with some custard😉

  • Adriana Lopez Martn July 18, 2017 at 6:48 am

    This is so creative and looks so amazingly yummy and moist. I do not follow game of thrones but you caught me at bourbon =)

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 10:02 am

      Lol😀 everybody loves a tasty brownie and this is a very easy one Adriana

  • Marisa Franca @ All Our Way July 18, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    I think Hubby and I are the only 2 people on this planet who have absolutely no clue what Game of Thrones is about! That being said, we are familiar with great looking brownies and you have that recipe. Will have to give it a try.

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

      Your not the only ones..My two Teenage Sons can’t see whst the fuss is about..butvthey do love the brownies😉

  • Veena Azmanov July 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    These look so much fun. My kids love Bourbon Biscuits – I do too. I must try this. Thanks

  • Anvita July 18, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    As a kid grew up eating Bourbon Biscuits. Never thought one can make brownies with it. Nice idea.

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 9:59 am

      I love recipes that bring back memries of childhood Anvita

  • valmg @ From Val's Kitchen July 19, 2017 at 1:11 am

    Look at that chocolate! I’ve never heard of a bourbon biscuit but it sure looks good with that brownie.

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 9:54 am

      Hi Val..yes I think there an Irish and Uk could try an Oreo that has a a chocolate cream that might work😀

  • Molly Kumar July 19, 2017 at 4:26 am

    Oh, I totally get the excitement for the new game of thrones season and we actually made a dessert to watch the premiere with my girlfriends 🙂 These brownies look so good and I do have these bourbon biscuits, so will try soon.

    • Karyn July 19, 2017 at 9:52 am

      Hi Molly😍 what did you think? I thought it was brilliant..they spent a little time on most of the main characters..gonna beca good glad you like the brownie recipe


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