Banana Nut Brownies


  • 6oz butter, cut into pieces
  • 10oz light muscovado sugar
  • 6oz dark chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 100g chopped nuts
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 4oz self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / gas mark 4.
  2. Grease and line an 18cmx28cm/7”x11” swiss roll tin with baking parchment.
  3. Put the butter, sugar and chocolate in a large pan and heat gently, stirring, until melted and smooth, then remove pan from heat.
  4. Stir in the nuts, eggs and bananas until well mixed, and then sift in the flour, cocoa and baking powder.
  5. Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for 30 minutes until firm in the centre.
  6. Cool in the tin, then turn out and cut into approx 15 squares.
  7. Deliciously moist, chocolatey and utterly irresistible – they’ll keep for up to a week, tightly wrapped in foil!

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