Last week I was feeling particularly hormonal and NEEDED chocolate, the thought of the various things I could pick up from the corner shop just didn't thrill me, so I decided to whip up a catch of brownies to satiate my PMT monster.
Anticipating my chocolate craving the lovely boyfriend had brought home a couple of bags of revels, so I decided to chuck them in the batter, the mini eggs had worked so well, so why not eh?
For those not familiar with Revels, they are a bag of chocolates of different varieties, so you have a malteaser (honeycomb) one, a raisin one, a caramel one, a coffee one (bleugh), an orange one and a pure chocolate one. The perfect treat for the indecisive chocoholic...
- 200g Butter
- 200g Dark chocolate
- 3 Free range eggs
- 260g Golden caster sugar
- 115g Plain Flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 70g Revels
Yield: 9-12 brownies
It is so tempting to gobble them up still warm but I must insist that you wait for them to cool completely, in fact I would say if you have the patience and will power; leave them until the next day, the revels will have re-set and the brownie achieves its perfect level of fudgy-ness.
I named these beauties Russian Roulette Brownies, it was actually the boyfriend who named them, as he said you were never sure what flavour you were going to get. The caramel and orange were my personal favourite, I will definitely be making these bad boys again very soon, as well as experimenting with some other flavours; any requests?
Apologies for terrible photo, late night emergency baking does not allow for the best photo-taking.