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GIngerbread chocolate brownies

GINGERBREAD CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

Rich & Fudgy ,with a hint of Christmas spices, these indulgent gingerbread chocolate brownies make the perfect Christmas edible gift.
Course Cake
Cuisine American, european
KEYWORDS brownie, christmas, gingerbread, traybake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 275 kcal
Author Karyn Ryan - Irish Baking Adventures

INGREDIENTS

  • 200 g plain flour
  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • 300 g dark chocolate chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 330 g brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup 35g cocoa, sifted
  • Icing sugar to dust
  • Mini gingerbread men decorations optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C./350f.
  2. Grease and line a 20cm square cake pan.
  3. Melt butter and the chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water (don’t let the bowl touch the water). Keep stirring until smooth. And free from lumps. Set to one side to cool.
  4. When the chocolate has cooled, add eggs, one at a time,, beating well after each addition until combined. Add the sugar, flour, baking powder and spices, fold in the cocoa powder .
  5. Stir gently then spread the brownie batter into the pan and bake for 25 minutes or until just set.
  6. DON’T OVER BAKE OR THEY WILL LOSE THEIR DELICIOUS FUDEGYNESS.
  7. Cool in the pan, then turn out and cut into squares and dust with some icing sugar.
  8. Stick a mini Gingerbread Man into each Brownie (optional)