Peanut Butter Choc Brownies

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 45m
Ready In

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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (274.1 g)
  • Calories 738.2
  • Total Fat - 42.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 23.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 405.2 mg
  • Sodium - 7888.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 75.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.6 g
  • Sugars - 56.4 g
  • Protein - 16.8 g
  • Calcium - 163.4 mg
  • Iron - 5.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Grease 18cm x 28cm rectangular slice pan and line base and sides with baking paper.

Step 2

To make salted caramel, combine sugar and water in a large saucepan over a low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved and bring to a boil and gently boil, WITHOUT STIRRING, for 8 minutes or until golden brown and immediately remove from heat.

Step 3

Add cream to pan and return to heat and bring to the boil and gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until slightly thickened and dark golden.

Step 4

Stir in salt and transfer to a heatproof jug and stand at room temperature for 25 minutes.

Step 5

Meanwhile, combine chocolate and butter in a medium saucepan over a medium heat and stir until melted and smooth and then transfer to a large, heatproof bowl and cool slightly (about 10 minutes) and add sugar, eggs and combined sifted flour, cocoa and baking powder to chocolate mixture and stir until combined.

Step 6

Fold in half the peanut butter cups and spoon into prepared pan and smooth over top

Step 7

Pour over 1/3 cup of the salted caramel and scatter remaining peanut butter cups and refrigerate remaining salted caramel, covered, until ready to serve.

Step 8

Cook brownie n a moderately slow oven (165C) for 45 minutes, or until just firm to the touch.

Step 9

Remove and cool completely in pan.

Step 10

Heat reserved sauce in a microwave on high for about 1 minute, or until warm.

Step 11

Cut brownie in squares and serve with warm salted caramel and ice-cream.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.