Anyone who loves Chocolate Brownies knows they ooze indulgence. Listed on any menu, the humble chocolate treat has become a classic, with endless variants…just like these Chocolate cherry brownies by foodie Isla Rechner.
The combination of the rich unctuous flavour of dark chocolate paired with the sharp tartness of cherries… once you whip up this recipe it will become a classic in your very own kitchen!
Chocolate cherry brownies – makes 16
Ingredients: 250g butter, 200g dark chocolate, 1 teaspoon instant coffee, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 170g brown sugar, 130g caster sugar, 4 eggs, 40g cocoa powder, 180g plain flour, 200g cherries, pitted and halved
Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Place chocolate and butter in a bowl and place on a double boiler. Cook on medium heat until butter and chocolate are melted. Take off the heat and add coffee and vanilla. Mix in both sugars, followed by the eggs. Leave to cool slightly and fold in the flour and cocoa powder until smooth. Lastly, add your pitted cherries. Pour into muffin moulds until two-thirds fill. Bake for 22 minutes. Leave to cool and serve with a dollop of crème Fraiche.