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Port Royale's brownies
Photo by Gerard O'Brien.
350g butter, melted
3 cups soft brown sugar
3½ cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup cocoa
1 cup whole almonds
1 block dark chocolate (250g), broken into pieces
Melt butter and mix in sugar and eggs. Mix in sifted flour,
baking powder and cocoa. Combine almonds with the chocolate
and stir into the mixture.
Spread in a 20x40cm slice tin lined with baking paper, and
bake at 180degC for 25 minutes.
Requested by Ange McErlane, of Port Chalmers.
This recipe comes from Sharon Tisdale, of Port Royale Cafe,
in Port Chalmers.
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