Chocolate Coconut Brownies

My kids love brownies. I love brownies too. I like to try out different variations each time I make them, sometimes inspired by something I have seen elsewhere, sometimes inspired by what is in the cupboard when the mood strikes. This was one of the latter occasions – I actually bought the desiccated coconut with the intention of making a coconut cake, but spotted the bag when in a brownie mood, so in it went! They were really delicious – the coconut adds texture as much as flavour (in fact they don’t taste overly coconutty at all!) – resulting in a deliciously squidgy chocolate coconut brownie with a flavour almost like chocolate fudge cake.

 

chocolate coconut brownies

 

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Chocolate Coconut Brownies
 
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The addition of coconut makes for a delicious squidgy texture - yummy!
Recipe type: Brownies
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • 250g butter
  • 450g light brown sugar
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • 4 free range eggs
Instructions
  1. In a pan over a low heat, gently melt the butter, then stir in the cocoa powder and sugar until all dissolved and unctious.
  2. Pour the mixture into a mixing bowl and allow to cool a little before mixing in the eggs, 1 at a time.
  3. Stir in the flour and coconut.
  4. Pour into a brownie tray and bake at 180 degrees for approx 35-45 minutes, until cooked on top and almost set in the middle.
  5. Allow to cool completely in the tray before removing and cutting into squares.
 

chocolate coconut brownies

 

These were so good, I will definitely be making them again. They kept well for a couple of days in a tin, and may well have kept for a day or two longer before starting to dry out – but we had eaten them all by then. What is your favourite brownie addition?

Love Miss Cisco XXX

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10 Comments

  1. June 6, 2016 / 2:02 pm

    Yum these look delicious

  2. June 6, 2016 / 2:08 pm

    Ooh these look and sound amazing, anything with coconut in it gets my vote x

  3. June 6, 2016 / 3:37 pm

    Love chocolate, love coconut and love this recipe!

  4. June 6, 2016 / 7:59 pm

    I never heard of coconut brownie – sound amazing!! I will be making this. xx
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  5. Hannah
    June 7, 2016 / 4:01 pm

    Would have never thought to try ones with coconut – I will now!

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