Chocolate Brownie Cake

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The best and easiest recipe for brownies ever.
175 g butter
175 g dark chocolate
50 g milk chocolate
200 g caster sugar
3 med eggs - separated
65 g plain flour
50 g roughly chopped pecans (optional)
1. Heat oven to 180°C / fan 160°C.  Line a square tin with greaseproof paper.
2. Place 175g of the dark chocolate broken into squares, the butter and the sugar into a large glass bowl and put into the microwave on 600w for 1 minute. Take it out, stir it to mix everything and replace for a further minute.
3. Meanwhile, whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks and keep the form of the dish.
4. Whisk the egg yolks into the melted chocolate mixture and then add the flour and the milk chocolate cut into small pieces. If you are using nuts, add them now.
5. fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.  Pour into the tin and bake in the centre of the oven for 35 minutes until crusty on top.  Allow to cool and cut into squares.  Delicious.


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