Tahini and Chocolate Bake

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The Secret of Spice: Recipes and ideas to help you live longer, look younger and feel your very best

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2019

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Tahini is such a wonderful addition to cakes – it adds moisture and depth to the flavour. These are like Middle Eastern brownies.


  • 250 g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 250 g good-quality dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids), roughly chopped
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Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Grease and line a baking tin with baking paper and set aside.

Gently melt the butter and chocolate together in a pan, then set aside until it has cooled to room temperature.

Whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl. Add the melted c