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Peanut Butter Brownies

Courtnay Fafeita
  • 1 Hour Prep
  • 25 Mins Cooking

Ingredients


Peanut Brownie
200g Lindt 90% Dark Chocolate
190g Lewis Road Creamery Premium Lightly Salted Butter
250g Pams Caster Sugar
3 large Pams Free Range eggs
1 tsp Queen Madagascan Vanilla Extract
115g flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 tsp coffee powder (not granules)
150g roasted salted chopped Peanuts
Cooking Spray

Peanut Butter Icing
40g Lewis Road Creamery Premium Lightly Salted Butter
170g smooth peanut butter
½ cup Pams icing sugar
40ml Lewis Road Creamery Organic Single Cream
½ tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
¼ tsp salt

Peanut Toffee
120g salted, roasted peanuts
220g Pams Caster Sugar
125ml water

Method

  • 1

    Start by preheating the oven to 180c. Grease and line your brownie pan, paper in both directions.

  • 2

    Melt Chocolate and butter together in a saucepan then set aside too cool.

  • 3

    Beat eggs sugar and vanilla together in stand mixer until smooth and creamy.

  • 4

    Add the chocolate mix and beat until well combined.

  • 5

    Add flour coffee and salt and combine then the peanuts.

  • 6

    Pour into the prepared brownie tray and bake for about 25 minutes.

  • 7

    While the brownie is cooling, move onto the peanut brittle. Line a baking tray with baking paper and spread the peanuts over it.

  • 8

    In a saucepan add sugar and water, mix briefly and then put on medium high heat. Use a pastry brush to coat the sides of the pan in water as needed. Once the sugar reaches a nice dark caramel colour quickly pour the mixture over the peanuts on the tray. Leave to cool and then crack into pieces.

  • 9

    While that is cooling, move onto the Peanut Butter icing. Cream the butter and peanut butter in a stand mixer with whisk attachment until creamy. Add the icing sugar and keep mixing. Finally add the remaining ingredients and whip until pale and creamy.

  • 10

    Add icing into a piping bag with a star nozzle.

  • 11

    Take brownies out of the freezer and remove from the pan. Cut into 16 pieces. Pipe icing onto each brownie, dust with cocoa and top with peanut brittle shard.