Boxing Day Brownies

Preparation info
  • Makes

    9 slices

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Biting Biting: Snacking Gujarati-Style

By Urvashi Roe

Published 2022

  • About

Every year on Boxing Day we have friends over to our house. One year I made these brownies and I gave the children a puzzle. I gave them the numbers 200, 200, 200, 3 and 50. If they could match the numbers with ingredients then they could eat the brownies. It took them a couple of hours but they got there in the end.


  • 200 g unsalted butter
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 200 g


Pop the oven on to 180°C (160°C fan) and grease your cake tin. Melt the butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl. I do this in 30 second bursts in the microwave but you can also put the bowl over a pan of simmering water. Set aside to cool.

Whisk the caster sugar an