A makeover of the classic this colourful Easter brownie is topped with treats and is an easy recipe to make with the kids.

INGREDIENTS

  • 150g butter, chopped
  • 2 x 200g blocks dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 150g Cadbury mixed mini Easter eggs, unwrapped
  • 125g packet mini speckled milk chocolate Easter eggs
  • Darrell Lea Mega Minty Moments balls, to decorate
  • Wildberry Skittles, to decorate
  • Mini Starburst Chews lollies, to decorate
  • Bunny marshmallows, to decorate
  • Milk chocolate Easter coins, to decorate
  • Assorted sprinkles, to decorate


    METHOD

    • Step 1
      Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Grease a 6cm-deep, 20cm square cake pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above edge of pan on all sides.


    • Step 2
      Place 125g butter and half the dark chocolate in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until melted and combined. Set aside for 10 minutes. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla until combined. Sift flour and cocoa over chocolate mixture. Stir to combine.


      Step 3
      Pour brownie mixture into prepared pan. Top with chocolate eggs, pressing into batter. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until just set. Set aside in pan to cool completely.


      Step 4
      Place remaining dark chocolate and remaining butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%), stirring halfway, for 1 minute or until melted and smooth. Spread chocolate mixture over brownie. Decorate brownie with Minty Moments balls, Skittles, chews, marshmallows, coins (see note) and sprinkles. Cut into pieces. Serve.


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      NUTRITION

      • 25g

        FAT TOTAL

      • 14.9g

        SATURATED FAT

      • 0.7g

        FIBRE

      • 5.5g

        PROTEIN

      • 60mg

        CHOLESTEROL

      • 110mg

        SODIUM

      • 66.7g

        CARBS (TOTAL)

      All nutrition values are per serve

    • NOTES

      Make sure you remove the foil from the coins before eating.
      You can decorate with your choice of lollies

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