Peanut Butter Brownie Slices

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The only good thing about my daily commute is it gives me time to dribble over yummy recipes and give me inspiration on what to make next.

I recently found this amazing website after finding Manuela/Passion for Baking on instagram, her pictures are amazing and her website doesn’t disappoint. I saw these Crispy Peanut Butter Bars but wasn’t really feeling the rice krispy base but knew they’d make an awesome topping for my super fudgy brownies.

I also found a recipe on Baking Mad which makes brownies even fudgier and more amazing. I decided to give the Muscavado sugar a go, especially considering how it made a huge difference in my chocolate cake. But I stuck to the Jamie Oliver recipe as I know the quantities work perfectly.

For the brownies:
Melt 250g unsalted butter and 200g dark chocolate over a water bath(I use store own brand/Bourneville as I find the high cocoa chocolate too rich)
Sieve 80g cocoa powder/65g plain flour/1teaspoon baking powder and 360g dark muscavado sugar and mix to combine
Add the butter/chocolate and mix
Add 4 large eggs and mix
Bake for 30-40mins at 160degrees. Leave in tin to cool (I use a 20cm square cake tin)

For the peanut butter ganache (dribble):
Melt 300g of milk chocolate with 400g peanut butter together in a water bath, mixing until smooth and fully combined.
I used Diary Milk and smooth peanut butter.
Pour over the brownie in the tin and leave to cool. Once cool place in the fridge for 2hrs to set.
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Chocolate layer:
Melt 220g dark chocolate with 115g unsalted butter and a teaspoon of liquid glucose over a water bath.
Mix until fully incorporated and smooth. Leave to cool, and once cool pour over set peanut butter layer.
Chill in the fridge for at least an hour.
I ran out of dark chocolate so did a 50:50 mix of Dairy Milk to Bourneville.
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Remove from tin and cut into squares…. and eat 😀

O M G!

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Amazing…super fudgy brownie with a caramelly flavour, smooth peanut butter truffle (mmmmm) with a shiny chocolate coating!

These are very rich, I cut them into 25 pieces which were just the right size, and perfect if you are on the greedy side as they look small 🙂

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