Walnut brownies – Recipe by Gurjyote Sethi

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Gurjyote Sethi
Gurjyote Sethi

Ingredients:

  • 200 g quality dark chocolate (70%)
  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • 75 g dried sour cherries
  • 50 g chopped walnuts
  • 80 g cocoa powder
  • 65 g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 360 g caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Line a 24 cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. Walnut BrowniesSnap the chocolate into a large bowl, add the butter and place over a pan of simmering water, until melted, stirring regularly. Stir through the cherries and nuts.
  3. Sift the cocoa powder and flour into a separate bowl, add the baking powder and sugar, then mix together.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the chocolate, cherry and nut mixture and stir together well. Beat the eggs, then mix in until you have a silky consistency.
  5. Pour the brownie mix into the baking tin, and place in the oven for around 25 minutes. You don’t want to overcook them so, unlike cakes, Skewer would not come out clean – the brownies should be slightly springy on the outside but still gooey in the middle.
  6. Allow to cool in the tray, then carefully transfer to a large chopping board and cut into chunky squares. Delicious served with a scoop of Ice cream with some orange zest.

Gurjyote Singh Sethi, has over 16 years’ experience in the hospitality Industry. He has been associated with leading hotels like the Hyatt Regency New Delhi, Marriott Welcome Hotel, Fusion (Multi cuisine food Joint) Self Owned, Crown Plaza Gurgaon by (IHG), and Aman Resorts New Delhi, The Claridges Surajkund and Vivanta by Taj at Surajkund. Email: gurjyote@gmail.com.