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Le Ménestrel brownies

10 to 12 portions


  • 240 g (8½ oz) dark chocolate, crushed
  • 160 ml (2/3 cup) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 160 ml (2/3 cup) sugar
  • 125 ml (½ cup) flour
  • 3 ml (½ tsp.) Baking powder
  • 3 ml (½ tsp.) Baking soda
  • 125 ml (½ cup) cocoa powder
  • 200 g (7 oz) Le Ménestrel cheese, diced


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  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Melt the butter with half the chocolate in the microwave oven and let cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar until a light yellow, smooth mixture is obtained. The sugar should be dissolved.
  • Gradually add the melted chocolate.
  • In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and sifted cocoa powder.
  • Gently mix the flour mixture into the chocolate mixture.
  • Then, add the diced cheese and the rest of the crushed chocolate.
  • Spread the brownie batter in a 23 cm (9 in.) square pan and bake 15 to 20 minutes. The center of the brownie should not be completely cooked.
  • Let stand 5 to 10 minutes and serve warm

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