Chocolate peanut butter brownies

Author: @FurqanReisen Serves: 16-20 pieces, Time: 20′ prep + 20′

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4  cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  •  2/3 cup cacao powder
  • 300 gram dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 50 ml instant coffee
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • a punch of salt
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 

For the Icing

  • 3/4 smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup soft unsalted butter
  • a punch of salt
  • 1 1/4  cup powder sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoon milk

For the chocolate sauce

  • 1 portion cacao powder
  • 2 portions powder sugar

Procedure

In a pot add the butter, the sugar, the dark chocolate and the instant coffee.

Melt on a low heat while mixing until everything is well incorporated.

Remove from the stove and let it cool to room temperature.

Once the mix is cooled add the eggs one by one while mixing after every egg.

Add the vanilla extract and the salt and mix.

Add the flour, the cacao powder and mix (don’t over mix it).

Fold in the peanut butter.

Pour the batter in a baking pan lined with butter and cacao and bake in a 170C preheated oven and bake for about 20 -25 minutes. (don’t over bake).

The icing

While the brownies are baking prepare the icing by whisking the butter until creamy and smooth.

Add the peanut butter and the salt and mix.

Slowly add the powder sugar and mix.

If too dry add 2 tablespoons of milk.

The chocolate sauce

Add 2 portions of sugar powder with 1 portion cacao powder and gradually add water and mix until you get the right consistency.

Wait until the brownies cool completely then spread the icing evenly then drizzle on the chocolate sauce.

Cut to squares and serve with a glass of milk.

Bon apatite!

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