It's no secret, that I love whipping up quick and simple recipes, when I've got a spare five minutes. It just so happened that a few days ago, on a particularly miserable October morning, Miss D was asleep for about an hour and a half...and I created these little beauties!
I am a real sucker for peanut butter. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups definitely feature in my top five treats and I reignited my love of the buttery stuff on toast when I was pregnant. So, I thought I would try my hand at Peanut Butter Brownies! A delicious, light texture with a strong peanut butter taste. I've added Galaxy chocolate in to this recipe, which tasted lovely and smooth with the rich peanut butter, but a slightly larger quantity of dark chocolate would work really well, if you wanted to recapture that unmistakeable 'Reese's taste'!
I hope you enjoy these - as usual, if you do make them, please upload a picture to the Facebook Page as I love to see my recipes in action!
150g Galaxy Chocolate (or chocolate of your choice)
75g Smooth Peanut Butter
175g Salted Butter
325g Caster Sugar
120g Self Raising Flour
Preheat your oven to 160 C and line a square tin with greaseproof paper.
In a heatproof bowl, over a saucepan of simmering water, melt your chocolate and butter until smooth - add your peanut butter to the mix and continue to stir for a minute or so.
Pour the chocolate mix into a bowl and add the caster sugar - mix until incorporated and then add flour. Mix flour in until incoporated and, more or less, smooth. You will find the mixture quite tough and sticky (due to the peanut butter). Lastly crack the eggs and mix with a wooden spoon, until mixture is completely smooth.
Pour the brownie mixture into the prepared tin and bake for approximately 30 minutes. Remove and leave to cool.
Serve and enjoy! x