300g dark chocolate

220g butter, softened

3 eggs

225g brown sugar

80g plain flour

1/2 tsp of baking powder

100g milk chocolate, chopped in to small pieces

1 small pack of pretzels for decoration

1 quantity of caramel (either shop bought or homemade)


preheat the oven to 190c

melt the dark chocolate and butter together in a bowl over a pan of hot water, take off the heat and put aside to allow to cool

beat the eggs and sugar together

mix in the melted chocolate mixture in to the egg mixture

stir in the flour, baking powder and milk chocolate pieces until well combined

pour in to a lined baking tin and level the surface

spoon around 3/4 of your caramel over the brownie mixture, then using a spoon swirl together

bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until the brownies are set but are still soft in the middle

take out of the oven and leave to cool completely before cutting

decorate with pretzel pieces and the remaining caramel (optional)