Chocolate Macadamia Brownies

There are hundreds of recipes for this delicious treat, this is just one of many but my favourite as its rich and truly chocolatey.

16 squares
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes



  • 125g butter
  • 125g plain chocolate (70%)
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 70g self raising flour
  • 30g plain flour
  • 100g macadamias, roughly chopped


  1. Preparation: Preheat an oven to 180°C (350°F) and butter a 20cm (8inch) square cake tin.
  2. Brownies: Melt the butter in a saucepan and when it is almost melted add the pieces of chocolate. Stir it until it has melted and blended with the butter.
  3. Beat the eggs and caster sugar together in a bowl until the mixture is thick and creamy. Add the chocolate mixture and stir it in. Stir in the flour and macadamias until well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into the and tin and place it in the oven to cook for 30 minutes. They should be just cooked and moist inside.
  5. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool. Cut it into 16 squares. Store the brownies in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.