Nutty Chocolate Squares Recipe

Nutty Chocolate Squares Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 16

2

10 ml

1.5 ml

175 g

50 g

50 g

120 ml

75 g

40 g

16

Eggs

Vanilla essence

Salt

Pecan nuts, coarsely chopped

Plain flour

Caster sugar

Golden syrup

Plain chocolate, finely chopped

Butter

Pecan nut halves, to decorate

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 160oC/325oF/Gas 3. Line the base and sides of a 20cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper and lightly grease the paper.
  • Whisk together the eggs, vanilla and salt. In another bowl, mix together the chopped pecan nuts and flour. Set both aside until needed.
  • In a saucepan, bring the sugar and golden syrup to the boil. Remove from the heat, stir in the chocolate and butter, and blend thoroughly with a wooden spoon.
  • Mix in the beaten egg mixture, then fold in the pecan nut mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking tin and bake until set, about 35 minutes. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before unmoulding.
  • Cut into 5cm squares and press pecan nut halves into the tops while warm.
  • Cool on a wire rack.

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