Black Garlic Brownies

Preparation time: 20 mins

Cooking time: 25 mins

Overall cooking time: 45 mins

Ingredients

9oz Quality dark chocolate 70-85%
1 cup of butter
1.5 cups of sugar
2 teaspoons of vanilla essence
1/2 bulb of black garlic
1 cup of plain flour
1/2 teaspoon of salt
4 eggs

Method

Preheat oven to 180 or 160 fan oven, or Gas Mark 4
Grease a 9X9” tin and set aside.
Melt the butter and chocolate together in a bowl over a pan of steaming water. Melt until blended as overheating may cause the butter to seperate.
Remove from heat and mix in the sugar. The mixture will be grainy. Add one egg at a time, whisking each egg into the batter.
In a small bowl, use a fork to mash the Black Garlic to a paste.
Add the garlic, salt and vanilla essence to the batter and mix thoroughly.
Add flour to batter and mix thoroughly.
Pour batter into tin and spread evenly.
Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until the top has a dull finish
Cool on wire rack and cut into squares.