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Kentucky Brownies

Imagine dollops of the most delicious peanut butter covering a gluten-free brownies base which is smooth all the way… Absolutely delectable!

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 40 minutes | Serves: 16


  • ½ cup (105g) butter, cubed
  • 6 ounces (170g) dark chocolate, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup (100g) white sugar
  • ½ cup (100g) brown sugar
  • ½ cup (100g) dark cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup (100g) smooth peanut butter


  1. Preheat your oven to 320°F fan forced (180°C) and line a small square pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place the butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Place your bowl over a hot water bath and melt the ingredients together, mixing until smooth. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool slightly.
  3. In a different bowl, combine the eggs with your white and your brown sugar and mix for at least 5 minutes, or until it has doubled in volume.
  4. Stir in the melted chocolate then fold in the cocoa powder, salt and baking soda.
  5. Pour the batter into your prepared pan, then drop spoonfuls of smooth peanut butter over the batter.
  6. Bake it in the oven for 40 minutes or until it is fragrant. Let it cool in the pan before cutting into small squares.

Energy: 214 cal (989 Kj) | Fat: 14.1 | Protein: 4.4g | Carbohydrates: 20.1g

(per serve)

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