Saturday, 12 November 2016

Chocolate Brownies #AfterEightBakes

I've been left to my own devices ( which is bliss ) I have had a very challenging time lately so I need these little spaces of 'me time ' though it should hip of me to say 'Hygge' time the Danish way of taking care of yourself .
And now I'm doing this I'm beginning to find myself again , I know you're thinking how can you lose yourself , I mean I didn't just turn up at the local lost and found office to find myself waiting for me .

  • 128g Buttery spread
  • 5g Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 4 Eggs
  • 90g Cocoa
  • 128g All purpose flour
  • Half a teaspoon of baking powder
  • Half a pack of 300g After Eights Mints
  • Powdered Icing sugar for dusting

  1. Heat oven to 180c (350F) and grease a13x9x2- inch baking tray.
  2. Add melted butter, sugar and vanilla extract to a big bowl and mix with a spoon.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time and mix between each addition.
  4. Add cocoa and mix until well blended.
  5. Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix with an electric mixer until blended well.
  6. Pour 3/4 of the batter over the baking tray, place After Eights chocolates evenly over the first layer and cover them with the remaining batter.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the toothpick comes out slightly sticky.
  8. Completely cool, cut into 20 slices ans sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  9. Enjoy.

Disclosure the lovely folk from After Eight send me the ingredients to cook with . Cat update the cat is still sulking at me for some unknown reason.


  1. Ooh they look lovely!! I love chocolate brownies but what a fab twist to add After Eights. Nom

  2. I'm glad you're starting to find yourself again.
    Those look and sound delicious! After Eights are a great festive twist :)

  3. Cheeky cat! These look amazing - I'd never have thought to use After Eights, but it's a great idea.

  4. Aww bless the cat! Mine sulk at me for unknown reasons too!! haha The recipe looks delicious and I love the idea of using After Eights.

  5. Oh they look gorgeous! After eights really make me think of winter so they'd be the perfect treat for this time of year.


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