The richer a brownie is, the better it tastes. I would far rather have a fat finger of something truly decadent than a large square of what is often just a squidgy chocolate cake studded with nuts.
Over the years I’ve made all sorts of variations with cheesecake, peanut butter, blondies – you name it and I’ve probably tried it. But this is one of my all-time favourite brownie recipes: dark, rich, fudge-like. It’s not for the faint-hearted! I typically serve them as part of an afternoon tea or as a tempting sweet mouthful to conclude a drinks party or as an after-dinner petit four. Continue reading