Carlin Pea Chocolate Brownies with Raisins

Carlin Pea Chocolate Brownies with Raisins

by Josiah Meldrum February 29, 2016 4 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. Pre-heat the oven 180C/160C Fan/Gas Mark 4/350F.
  2. Line am 8 or 9 inch square baking tin with non-stick parchment.
  3. Melt together the chocolate and butter in a bowl placed over hot water. Cool a little and mix in the cocoa.
  4. Whiz the peas to a puree, fold into the chocolate mixture.
  5. Beat the eggs with the sugar until creamy and fold into the chocolate mixture.
  6. Pour into the baking tin, bake for 25 minutes until set but still a bit squidgy.



Josiah Meldrum
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4 Responses

Ursula Safar
Ursula Safar

April 21, 2020

I have made these brownies before and they are very quickly becoming our favourite brownies! The rum soaked raisins are lush!
Ursula, west wales

Helen McComb
Helen McComb

April 21, 2020

Eek! no oven temp on this! but I improvised and results were good, lighter than other brownies I’ve tried and I’d defo try again when the oven temp is known.

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.

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