Date & Walnut Brownies

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This rich, moist, and nutty brownie recipe is from Yasmin Khan’s book, Ripe Figs

60g cocoa powder
150g dates, deseeded and roughly chopped
200g granulated sugar
100g walnuts, roughly chopped
3 eggs
200g dark chocolate, melted
250g unsalted butter, softened
¼ tsp salt
½ baking powder
65g plain flour

– Preheat the oven to 180°C / 160°C with a fan

– Grease and line a large, rectangular baking pan. 

– Add the butter and sugar to a large bowl, and whisk until creamy.

– Add the eggs and whisk until smooth.

– Add the salt, baking powder, cocoa powder, plain flour, walnuts, and dark chocolate. Fold everything in.

– Pour the mixture into the baking pan, place in the oven, and bake for 25 minutes.

– Once baked, remove it from the pan and let it sit for 10 minutes before slicing it up to enjoy.