FREE UK DELIVERY OVER £40 - £3.95 FOR SMALLER ORDERS

Carlin Pea Chocolate Brownies with Raisins

Carlin Pea Chocolate Brownies with Raisins

by Josiah Meldrum February 29, 2016 2 Comments

Sue, who looks after our bookkeeping, is a great baker - in fact she teaches bread making all over Norfolk and Suffolk at her Bread Workshops. Naturally we were delighted when she brought in some of these delicious Carlin pea brownies!

Sue, who looks after our bookkeeping, is a great baker - in fact she teaches bread making all over Norfolk and Suffolk at her Bread Workshops. Naturally we were delighted when she brought in some of these delicious Carlin pea brownies!

Preparation time: 25 mins | Cooking time: 25 mins | Total time: 50 mins

Makes: 12 generous slices

Ingredients

  • 1 can of Hodmedod carlin peas (drained)
  • 3 organic eggs (medium)
  • 150g soft brown sugar
  • 200g dark chocolate (high cocoa content)
  • 1.5 tea spoons cocoa powder
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • Generous handful of raisins (try soaking them in rum over night!)

Method

  1. Line am 8 or 9 inch square baking tin with non-stick parchment.
  2. Melt together the chocolate and butter in a bowl placed over hot water. Cool a little and mix in the cocoa.
  3. Whiz the peas to a puree, fold into the chocolate mixture.
  4. Beat the eggs with the sugar until creamy and fold into the chocolate mixture.
  5. Pour into the baking tin, bake for 25 minutes until set but still a bit squidgy.



Josiah Meldrum
Josiah Meldrum

Author



2 Responses

Ursula
Ursula

March 02, 2018

Absolutely lush recipe, I used a good glug of rum on the raisins and blitzed them with the peas, works well and tastes even better!

Suzy Smith
Suzy Smith

December 01, 2017

Wow, these are seriously scrummy! I’m amazed they contain Carlin peas and I can’t wait to get my guests guessing what’s in them. I didn’t have any raisins so substituted with dried cranberries soaked in sloe gin. I cooked them on 190c as no temp given.

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Recipes for British Beans, Peas & Quinoa

Rye & YQ Bread with Camelina
Rye & YQ Bread with Camelina

by The Cook and Him December 10, 2019

This quick and easy recipe for rye bread - no kneeding required! - from The Cook and Him uses a blend of Wholegrain YQ and Rye Flours with the addition of nutty Camelina Seeds. Just measure, stir, roll, and bake!

Read More

Hummus & Roast Vegetable Pie
Hummus & Roast Vegetable Pie

by The Cook and Him November 26, 2019

The Cook & Him's combination of hummus (or ful nabed!) with roasted vegetables gives this delectable pie a rich creaminess, while camelina seeds provide a nutty crunch.

Read More

Winter Vegetable Stew with Herb Dumplings
Winter Vegetable Stew with Herb Dumplings

by The Cook and Him October 30, 2019

This winter veg stew makes a hearty and warming supper for a cold dark evening, with nutty emmer grains and deliciously savoury fava bean flour dumplings. And at Halloween it's a great use for any surplus pumpkin flesh, far too good to waste!

Read More