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Brownies in a Jar

Brownies in a Jar

'Brownies in a Jar' make the perfect homemade gift for a teacher, friend or neighbour. Includes a free printable recipe label gift tag. 
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Course: Brownies, Christmas, gifts, homemade gifts
Cuisine: brownies, Chocolate, gifts
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 3971kcal


  • 1 ¼ cups plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • cup cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • ¾ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup white chocolate chips
  • 100 g walnuts, roughly chopped


  • To make 'brownies in a jar' you'll need a 1 litre glass jar. 
  • In a small bowl, mix the plain flour, salt and baking powder together. 
  • Carefully spoon half of the flour mixture into the bottom of the glass jar. Gently move the flour around so that you have an even layer. 
  • Spoon the cocoa powder on top of the plain flour in the jar and spread around to create another even layer.
  • Spoon the remaining flour mixture over the top. 
  • Continue to create the layers in the following order - brown sugar, caster sugar, milk chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and finally walnuts. 
  • Close the lid of the glass jar (if you have any extra space at the top of the jar, simply top up with extra walnuts). 
  • Print out our free recipe gift tag and attach to the jar with a ribbon (see notes). I


If you would prefer to handwrite your own gift tag rather than use our free printable, simply write: Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius. Place all ingredients into a large bowl. Add 150g of melted butter & 3 lightly beaten eggs. Mix well. Pour the brownie batter into an 18X28cm baking tin. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.
To create even layers in the jar, use a spoon to gently add each layer of ingredients. You can also use a dry tea towel or paper towel to wipe down the inside of the glass as you go.


Calories: 3971kcal | Carbohydrates: 653g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 149g | Saturated Fat: 57g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 2608mg | Potassium: 2593mg | Fiber: 34g | Sugar: 478g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 973mg | Iron: 21.7mg