Chocolate Orange Brownies Recipe

A fruity version of a dessert that people in any age love. Juicy inside and cruchy from the outside this dessert is the best way to draw a dinner with friends to a close.


  • 200 g. butter, chopped
  • 300 g. dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • zest 2 large oranges
  • 4 large eggs
  • 350 g. caster sugar
  • 100 g. plain flour
  • 50 g. cocoa powder
  • 6 slices of one orange


  • Heat oven to 180ºC and line a 24 x 20cm brownie tin with baking parchment.
  • Put the butter, dark chocolate and orange zest in a non-stick saucepan and very gently melt over a low heat, stirring every now and then, until smooth - take care not to overheat it.
  • Cool.
  • Whisk the eggs and sugar together with an electric whisk until the mixture is pale, has doubled in volume and leaves a trail when the beaters are lifted.
  • Gently stir into the cooled chocolate mixture. Sift over the flour and cocoa, stir in.
  • Pour into the lined tin,  add the orange slices on top and bake for 35-40 mins.
  • Cool in the tin, then cut into squares.

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