Monday, April 25, 2011

Daim Chocolate Ginger Brownies

Daim Chocolate Ginger Brownies

These chocolate ginger brownies are not as gooey and chewy like most brownies, they are more like a dense rich cake. But very delicious. I used more ginger than recommended in the recipe.

If you prefer the brownies to be bit more chewy you can add a small amount of golden or dark syrup. 

Adopted from Martha Stewart

½ cup unsalted butter plus more for baking dish
3 ounces bittersweet chocolate coarsely chopped
¾ cup sugar (or 1 cup sugar is using cocoa powder instead of O’boy Daim chocolate drink mix))
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup O’boy Daim chocolate drink mix (or ¼ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder)
2 large eggs (1/4)
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon coarse salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1.       Preheat oven to 160 degrees
2.      Butter an 8-inch square baking dish. Line bottom with parchment paper, allowing 2 inches to hang over 2 sides. Butter parchment; set aside.
3.      Melt butter and chocolate together in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients.
4.      Pour batter into prepared dish. Smooth top with a rubber spatula. Bake until a cake tester inserted into center comes out with moist crumbs, 30 to 35 minutes.
5.      Let cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Lift out, and let cool completely on rack. Cut into sixteen 2-inch squares. Brownies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 4 days.


  1. Mmm, chocolate and ginger go so well together. These brownies must have been fantastic. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your brownies up.

  2. Thanks so much for coming by and linking up your brownies to Sweets for a Saturday. I hope you'll be able to join in again.

  3. Chocolate and ginger is a weakness of mine. I love the combination, and the brownies look divine! I would have added more ginger than called for, too. I love the spicy warmth it adds!

    I also gave your blog an award, please do stop by my blog to accept it!

  4. oh wow, these brownies look incredible!

  5. Those look good! I've never baked with Daim chocolates, but I'm sure I'd love it.



  6. Ginger and brownies? How good can it get! I'm liking the simplicity and easy to read format of your blog! thanks for dropping by ;)

  7. You had me at chocolate ginger!I cant wait to try this.It looks wonderful!I followed you from the foodie blog roll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this ginger widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about ginger,Thanks!


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