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Recipe: Rich macadamia and chocolate brownie

Using pantry essentials, this decadent brownie recipe is easy, delicious and fool-proof.

There are so many ways to serve this crowd pleasing favourite and we have included our suggestions, but with endless possibilities, we would love to see what you come up with! Share your brownies with us on social media by tagging #ImagineInspireCreate


180g Chocolate buttons (milk or dark)
115g Butter
180g Caster sugar
2 Eggs
30g Cornflour
30g Cocoa powder
50g Hazelnuts


Step 1 | Preheat oven to 160C

Step 2 | Roast whole hazelnuts in the oven for 10 minutes

Step 3 | Remove from oven and cool slightly. Rub hazelnuts between two tea towels to remove some of the outer skin

Step 4 | Roughly chop hazelnuts

Step 5 | Reduce oven to 140C

Step 6 | Melt chocolate buttons and butter together over a double boiler and stir until smooth

Step 7 | In another bowl, whisk eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy

Step 8 | Fold in sifted cocoa powder, cornflour and chopped hazelnuts

Step 9 | Pour mixture into a small slice tin or 20cm square cake tin lined with greased baking paper

Step 10 | Bake for 25 – 35 minutes (cooking time may vary depending on the oven and depth of the brownie)

Step 11 | Remove from oven and cool. Cut into squares and serve.

Serving suggestions
With coffee | Cut into small squares and dust with icing sugar

Afternoon tea | Cut into small rectangles and coat with chocolate ganache, serve with hazelnut praline

Dessert | Serve warm with ice cream or cream, poached fruit or fresh raspberries

We love sharing our recipes with you, feel free to email us at info@metropolisevents.com.au for any recipe requests and don’t forget to tag #ImagineInspireCreate if sharing on Social Media!