Recipes

Gin & Tonic Brownies

Gin & Tonic Brownie Recipe

With the launch of our brand new Gin & Tonic Chocolate range, we simply had to use the chocolate to create some delicious recipes too. This is our classic chocolate brownie with a cheeky twist…

MAKES 16 // TIME: 45 MINUTES  // EASY

Ingredients

  • 225g Gin & Tonic Milk Chocolate (Chopped)
  • 100g Salted Butter
  • 160g Caster Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2tsps Vanilla Essence
  • 100g Self Raising Flour
  • 30g Cocoa Powder
  • 1tsp Salt
  • Juice and zest of one lime
  • 1 Shot of Gin (boozy optional)

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius, and line a square baking tin with baking paper.
  • Break up the chocolate, and divide into 2 bowls (one being microwavable).
  • Add the sugar to a large mixing bowl. Melt the butter, and add to the sugar. Combine until thick and creamy.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla into the mixture, and whisk until light and fluffy.
  • Add the juice of half the lime, lime zest and shot of gin – mix until combined.
  • Melt half of the chocolate in short bursts in the microwave; then add the melted chocolate into the mixing bowl – stir until a thick, gloopy chocolate mixture forms.
  • Fold in the sieved flour, salt and cocoa powder – don’t mix too much, or your brownie will be cake-like!
  • Add the remaining chocolate into the mixture, then add into the baking tin.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes; once ready, remove and allow to cool. Cut into 16 equal square pieces.
  • Serve with a gin and tonic, and enjoy!

About Lisa Bone

Design & Marketing Associate for Choc affair. I am 22 years old and live in the beautiful city that is York! I love baking and creating new recipes for the Cocoa Corner. My favourite chocolate just has to be the Peach & Raspberry White Chocolate - it's sweet with a hint of fruitiness, and puts me in the mood for summer!