Walnut Brownies in a Jar

    50 minutes

    This is a great food gift for a special occasion - brownie ingredients layered in a jar like sand art.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 5/8 cup (80g) plain flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1/2 cup (60g) plain flour
    • 2/3 cup (150g) packed brown sugar
    • 2/3 cup (140g) white sugar
    • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
    • 1/2 cup vanilla baking chips
    • 1/2 cup walnuts

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Mix the 5/8 cup of flour with salt. In a clean, wide mouth 1 litre jar, layer the ingredients in the order given, starting with the flour and salt mixture and ending with the walnuts.
    2. Attach a decorative tag to the out side of the jar with the following directions: 1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease one 23cm square baking pan. 2. Pour the contents of the jar into a large bowl and mix well. 3. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2/3 cup vegetable oil and 3 eggs. Beat until just combined. 4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, and bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

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    Should the second flour be self raising  -  01 Mar 2017


    To DECOY (and all): 5/8 cup is 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. Had to figure that one out myself!  -  21 Oct 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    If this is a gift, use a poem for the baking instructions and tape it to the jar. Here’s a little Christmas treat Let’s begin, start with some heat 350 degrees to be exact Grease a pan, 9 inches square, 2 inches flat Find a bowl, and pour the jar out Have some fun and mix it all about Add 1 tsp. vanilla, 2/3 cup oil Beat in 3 eggs, no need to toil Pour in the pan, get ready to wait 25-30 minutes or until baked  -  03 Dec 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)