Douwe Egberts Mocha and Nut Blondies…

Douwe Egberts Mocha and Nut Blondies…

Serves 12

Prep Time 15-20 minutes

Cooking time 20-30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 50g shelled Brazil nuts, coarsely chopped, tossed in a little plain flour shaking off any residue
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 200g soft brown sugar
  • 100g plain flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp Douwe Egberts Inspirations Brazilian Samba coffee , dissolved in 1 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tbsp coffee liqueur (optional)
  • 75g white chocolate drops , tossed in a little plain flour, shaking off any residue

For the icing:

  • 100g icing sugar 
  • 1 tbsp Douwe Egberts Brazilian Samba coffee dissolved in 2 tbsp hot water



For decoration:

  • A little icing sugar sifted


Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/gas 5. 
  2. Base line with parchment paper  and grease a 18 x25x 3cm cake tin.
  3. Melt the butter and sugar together in a pan over a gently heat until the sugar just starts to dissolve.
  4. Remove from the heat and allow to get cool.
  5. Sift the plain flour, baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
  6. In a separate bowl mix together the eggs, vanilla, coffee and liqueur if using. 
  7. Stir in the butter and sugar mixture. 
  8. Add the butter and eggs to the flour and stir until evenly mixed together. 
  9. Stir in the nuts and chocolate drops folding into the mixture evenly.
  10. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20-25 minutes or until well risen.
  11. Leave to cool in the tin.
  12. When cold place onto a chopping board.
  13. Remove and discard the parchment paper.
  14. Mix the icing sugar and coffee together adding a little extra drop of water to make a thick pipable consistency.
  15. Put the icing into a piping bag fitted with a small writing nozzle and drizzle over the cake.
  16. Cut the cake in 12 even pieces.

About this post – Recipe and photo credit by- Douwe Egberts

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4 Comments

  1. Reyna @fashionmist♥
    10th December 2011 / 3:36 pm

    Looks delish! xx

  2. Clairejustine
    11th December 2011 / 5:31 pm

    Thanks for the comment 🙂

  3. i- lostinausten
    8th February 2012 / 1:15 pm

    Oh my! These looks so tasty & lovely! I lile your blog & the photos are beautiful!

  4. Clairejustine
    8th February 2012 / 4:24 pm

    ThAank you,This is not one of my recipes and photo's just one I'm lucky to be able to share 🙂

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