Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/4 cups sifted plain flour

  2. 1/4 cup sifted Dutch-processed cocoa powder

  3. 3/4 tsp baking powder

  4. 85g unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped

  5. 2 tbsp corn oil

  6. 2 large eggs

  7. 2/3 cups castor sugar

  8. 1/3 lightly packed light brown sugar

  9. 1 tsp vanilla

  10. 3/4 cup sour cream

  11. 1/3 cup chocolate chips

  12. 1/2 cup chopped almonds

  13. Chocolate Streusel

  14. 90g unsalted butter

  15. 1 cup plain flour

  16. 1/4 cup castor sugar

  17. 1/4 cup lightly packed light brown sugar

  18. 2 tbsp sifted Dutch-processed cocoa powder

  19. 1/4 tsp baking powder

  20. 1/4 tsp salt

  21. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven at 175. Line a 13″x 9″ baking pan with aluminium foil and set aside.

  2. To make streusel Place butter in a medium-sized saucepan and heat till almost melted. Remove pan from heat and let butter cool a bit. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugars together.

  3. Add the dry ingredients in and using your fingers, mix well. Let streusel stand for 10 to 15 minutes and get on with the batter.

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder together and set aside.

  5. Put the chocolate, oil and butter in a bowl and zap it in the microwave in 15 seconds bursts till chocolate is melted and set aside.

  6. Beat the eggs with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add the sugars in gradually, beating well. The mixture should be thick. Add the chocolate mixture in, mixing well.

  7. Alternating the flour mixture with the sour cream- starting and ending with the flour mixture- add the flour mixture in three batches and the sour cream in two, mixing till just combined each time. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

  8. Sprinkle the streusel, then the chocolate chips and almonds, over the batter, pressing them down gently. Bake the brownies for 30 to 35 minutes till a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.


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