Thermomix brownies

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I am having fun working through I love chocolate, the Thermomix book which not only weighs a kilo, but making and eating the recipes ensures you put on a kilo! Like Dani Valent's In the Mix book which I featured in a previous post it features the recipes of several established, talented chefs who use their Thermomix in inventive and interesting ways.

I adapted John Slattery's chocolate pecan brownie recipe for my fundraising effort.

My preferred chocolate

You'll need

200g dark chocolate
40g strong coffee ( I use an espresso measure of nespresso)
120g soft cubed butter
220g caster sugar (grind this first from granulated)
Seeds from a vanilla pod ( don't forget to add the pod skin to your jar of vodka infused pods)
2 whole eggs and 1 egg yolk
130g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder

A pinch of salt
20g of cocoa powder – I used Mexican cocoa powder, you could ring changes with powdered salted caramel)
100g pecans broken (take care if you pulse in TM or it will be powder!)


A 20x30cm throw away tray bake foil tin is perfect for this. preheat y,our oven to 180°C. I used the baking oven of the aga.

Melt the chocolate and coffee in the TM bowl at 50°C for about 5 minutes, sp 2.

Add all the ingredients except the pecans ( if using) and mix for 30 seconds speed 5.

Add pecans and stir gently on reverse action speed 3 for 15 seconds.

Tip into the foil tin ans spread evenly with a palette knife.

Bake for 20-25 minutes. I like my brownies gooey so I tend towards 20 minutes, but all ovens are different.

I scattered some white chocolate drops onto one tray before baking.




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hi! i am Anne (hence vANNilla) - two 'N's autocorrect WILL autocorrect - grrrrrr I can most often be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen,(with my trusty thermomix) behind a camera or a kindle. If you are a traveller/photographer my bog is @vannilla If you have come as a baker my blog is i studied economics in Edinburgh in the early 70's; now retired from a day job, on paper i have plenty of time to explore the blogosphere and enjoy the shared experiences of others. like every other retiree i know we wonder how we fitted in a day job. I split my time between Guernsey,. In the Channel Islands -a 20-odd square mile island with 60thousand+ inhabitants- and Phoenix, Arizona. The mix is perfect- the former is beautiful but attacks of cabin fever are never too far away. Arizona, on the other hand IS king of the open road and has THE biggest bluest sky EVER. my blogs revolve around baking (vannillarock) and photography/travel if you like what you see please do start a conversation :)

10 thoughts on “Thermomix brownies”

  1. I just tried to put my hand through the screen. I didn’t even think about it, I just wanted to grab one of those. Yes, they look that good.


      • Yes, I use it quite a bit. It’s worth the extra pennies…(although sometimes when I am baking for the kidlets alone i have been known to use something not quite as fabulous…unfortunately, they have a taste for the ‘good stuff’…) glad but sad…ha ha…


      • Totally agree. It’s a bit like cooking with wine- if you wouldn’t drink it, don’t add it to your dish. Thanks for visiting 🙂


  2. Looks delicious, but I don’t know where to find ” vanilla pod ” maybe I can replace with vanilla syrup?


    • I buy vanilla pods in bulk as it’s a lot cheaper. Vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste would also work. Thanks for visiting and let me know if you make them. Anne


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