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M&M Chocolate Brownie Slice

This chewy chocolate M&M Brownies Slice recipe is packed full of crunchy chocolate M&M's and is simply delicious!
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Course: Slices
Cuisine: brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 15 serves
Calories: 329kcal

Equipment

  • Beaters or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 125 grams butter melted
  • 2 cups (350 grams) brown sugar lightly packed
  • ½ cup (45 grams) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (130 grams) self-raising flour
  • 180 grams (1 cup) M&Ms

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). 
  • Grease and line a 18cm x 26cm rectangular slice tray with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Melt the butter and use a whisk or electric beaters to mix the butter and brown sugar together until smooth and creamy. 
  • Add the sifted cocoa powder and the vanilla extract and beat through. 
  • Add the eggs to the mixture and beat together well. 
  • Sift the self-raising flour over the top and gently fold through. 
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin (it will be thick) and spread out evenly. 
  • Sprinkle the M&Ms over the top. 
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top has hardened with a crust and the centre is soft (but not gooey). 
  • Allow to cool completely in the tin before cutting into slices. 
  • Serve warm or cold. 
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. 

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 18cm x 26cm rectangular slice tray with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Place the butter into the Thermomix bowl and melt for 2-3 minutes, 80 degrees, Speed 2, (or until melted). 
  • Add the brown sugar and cocoa powder and mix for 10 seconds, Speed 4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 10 seconds.
  • Add the vanilla extract and eggs and mix for 10 seconds, Reverse, Speed 4. Scrape down the sides and repeat.
  • Add the self-raising flour and mix for 5 seconds, Speed 4. Scrape the sides of the bowl and repeat.
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin (it will be thick) and spread out evenly. Sprinkle the M&Ms over the top. 
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top has hardened with a crust and the centre is soft (but not gooey). 
  • Allow to cool completely in the tin before cutting into slices. Serve warm or cold. 
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. 

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Notes

Storing
Store the brownies at room temperature in an airtight container for up to five days.
Freezing
If you would like to freeze these M&M brownies, then be sure to store them in a freezer-safe bag or container and freeze for up to three months.
Regular M&Ms can be used for baking
Alternatively you can use any hard candy covered chocolates, such as Smarties.
Serve
At room temperature, or warmed up with a scoop of ice-cream for an easy dessert.

Nutrition

Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2.3mg