Recipes

Walnut Brownie

Ingredients

1 cup walnuts

200g cooking milk chocolate

125g butter

¼ cup cocoa powder

½ cup sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

2 eggs (room temperature)

½ tbsp vanilla essence

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp baking powder

½ cup all-purpose flour (sifted)

Cooking milk chocolate chunks

½ cup walnuts (roughly chopped)

 

Method

Roughly chop walnuts and cooking chocolate into chunks then set aside. In a saucepan add butter and let it melt. Now add 100g cooking milk chocolate (reserved 100g for later use), cocoa powder and mix well. Cook on low flame until chocolate melts and set aside. In mixer add sugar, brown sugar and grind coarsely. Further in a bowl add ground sugar, eggs, vanilla essence and whisk well. Add prepared chocolate mixture and mix well. On this point add salt, baking powder and whisk again. Add all-purpose flour and mix well. Now add chopped walnuts and give it a good mix. Grease 7 x 9 “oven safe baking dish with cooking oil and place butter paper. Pour brownie batter in prepared baking dish and add reserved cooking chocolate chunks (100g) and walnuts. Bake in preheated oven at 175 C for 20-25 minutes. After baking, let it cool and cut into pieces. Serve warm.

 

 

Mocha Milkshake

Ingredients

85g plain chocolate (70% or 80%)

1 tbsp coffee granules

700ml milk

4 scoops vanilla ice cream, plus extra to serve (optional)

 

Method

Roughly chop 75g of the chocolate and put into a large jug with the coffee. Bring 300ml of the milk just to the boil, and then pour over the chocolate and coffee mix, stirring to melt. Once it is melted, cool. Tip the cooled mocha milk into the blender with the ice cream and remaining milk. Blitz until blended, and then pour into 4 tall glasses. Add an extra scoop of ice cream to each, if you like, then grate a little of the remaining chocolate on top. As per choice you can also top it with whipped cream and some chocolate syrup.