Chocolate Brownies

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 40-50 mins
Ready in: 60

Our Baking Queen Catherine Leyden was here with an indulgent chocolate treat of BBQ brownies!


  • 175g/6oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
    225g/8oz Butter or Margarine (room temperature)
    125g/4oz Good Quality Chocolate
    325g/12oz Caster Sugar
    2 Teaspoons Goodall’s Vanilla Essence
    4 Eggs (beaten)
    80g Packet Shamrock Chopped Walnuts
    Pinch of Salt
    ½ Teaspoon Odlums Baking Powder


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F/Gas 3. Lightly grease an oblong brownie tin. 25cm/10” x 15cm/6”. Small roasting tin would also do.

  2. Melt the butter or margarine and chocolate together over a low heat.

  3. Remove from heat, add the sugar and mix well.

  4. Add vanilla essence, eggs and chopped walnuts.

  5. Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder together and gently stir into chocolate mixture.

  6. Pour into prepared tin and bake for about 40-50 minutes until crusty on top.

  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool, cut into brownies.