This may not be the ultimate brownie recipe, but it is really easy, and the low oven temperature and long cooking time result in a beautifully crunchy on the outside, gooey on the inside cake which is just brilliant.
Easiest ever chocolate brownies
200g / 7oz caster sugar
110g / 4oz unsalted butter
3 tbsp cocoa powder
90g / 3oz plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven to 150°C / 300°F / Gas 2. Beat eggs and sugar together. Melt butter in a small pan and add the cocoa powder. Pour into the egg mixture and stir to combine. Sift in flour and baking powder and mix.
Pour into a 15 x 25cm (6 x 10 inch) tin, lined with greaseproof paper and bake for 45 minutes. Turn out onto a cooling rack, remove paper and chop into pieces.