Muscovado Brownies

Muscovado Brownies

Muscovado Brownies

(original recipe)

200 g dark chocolate
200 g butter
2 Tbsp strong black coffee
100 g dark muscovado sugar
4 eggs, yolks and whites separated
35 g flour
1/4 tsp salt

Melt dark chocolate, butter and coffee in a double boiler. When melted, mix in 50 g muscovado.

Beat egg yolks with the remaining muscovado until pale. Stir in melted chocolate mix. Sift over flour and salt and fold in.

Beat the egg whites stiff and carefully stir in. Line 20×20 cm baking pan with baking paper and pour the batter in. Bake in a preheated oven on 180°C for about 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.


30 g toasted hazelnuts, chopped
35 g muscovado
1 Tbsp heavy cream
60 g dark chocolate
60 g butter

Melt muscovado and heavy cream in a double boiler. Add chocolate and butter and stir until it’s melted and smooth. Let cool a bit and pour over the baked brownie. Toss hazelnuts over.

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  • Jovana January 25, 2011 5:00 am

    Savršen je draga!!! Ja do sada nisam imala sreće sa braunijem ali ovo se mora probati pa kako bude !!!

  • Jelena January 25, 2011 6:03 am

    Odlični su Marija. Ja volim moje da su ovako kompaktni, skoro vlažni. Volim seckane orahe onako uzduž da ubacim, ali do sada nisam uspela da kopiram one koje Hleb i Kifla prodaje na komad. Možda tebi uspe!

  • mirela January 25, 2011 6:14 am

    foarte bine arata,,,yamiiii,,,pupp!!!

  • Kaitlin January 25, 2011 6:48 am


    They look so dense and yummy!

  • Ria January 25, 2011 9:39 am

    Ah! look at them! They are so inviting!

  • Katie January 25, 2011 10:22 am

    WOW! They look fabulous and I love the idea of using the muscovado. I bet they add a wonderful flavour and chewiness. Just genius!

  • Sandra January 25, 2011 6:33 pm

    They look divine! Odlicno!

  • Kate @ January 25, 2011 7:16 pm

    The brownies look gorgeous! I can only imagine the yummy taste of that muscovado in there…great recipe.

  • Eftychia January 25, 2011 11:06 pm

    They look so moist and tasty. I love brownies. Thank you for sharing!

  • Shelby aka HoneyB January 26, 2011 3:32 am

    These look so yummy! I’m going to have to see if I can find muscovado, if I can’t is it similar to brown sugar? I really want to make these!

    Also I want to tell you that finally our lives have finally come into some sembelance of normal although a lot has changed! However, I’ve now the time to actually keep up on my reader and I look forward to catching up here!

    • marija January 26, 2011 6:06 am

      Hello Shelby!

      Yes, you can substitute muscovado with brown sugar. But, if you are able to find muscovado, make sure you get dark one for these brownies. Light muscovado is probably OK too and it’s more similar to brown sugar.

  • Peggy January 26, 2011 4:28 am

    These look like a very delicious brownie! Definitely going to bookmark this one!

  • Andrea January 26, 2011 7:59 am

    WOW kako dobro izgledaju, baš onako turbo čokoladno i sočno. :)

  • Lara January 26, 2011 9:11 am

    it looks amazing! but I have no clue where to get this special kind of sugar…

    • marija January 27, 2011 3:05 am

      Lara, you can substitute it with brown sugar.

  • briarrose January 26, 2011 11:04 am

    This look rich and delicious. Beautiful job.!

  • The Chocolate Priestess January 26, 2011 11:52 am

    In what section of a grocery store would you be most likely to find muscovado? I don’t think I’ve ever seen it.

    • marija January 27, 2011 3:12 am

      In my country we have an aisle in the supermarkets with all kinds of sugars. I found it there. I’ve also updated the post with the link to the one sold at Amazon.

  • Joy January 26, 2011 12:54 pm

    That looks wonderful. I love that you used muscovado.

  • Cakewalker January 26, 2011 4:31 pm

    Terrific job on these brownies – dense and chocolaty. The muscovado makes them extra special!

  • Iulia January 27, 2011 12:32 pm

    This looks amazing! Beautiful and tasty! Great job!!!

  • Monika January 27, 2011 3:20 pm

    Wow! Fenomenalno izgledaju! :)

  • Olg@ January 27, 2011 3:25 pm

    Para darle un gran bocado. Seguro que riquísimo!!!

  • Sabiilaa Saleem January 28, 2011 2:53 am

    WOW! They look fabulous so moist and tasty!! yummm!!

  • wizzythestick January 28, 2011 7:01 pm

    Dense and super fudgy goodness. These brownies are awesome looking.

  • Tamara February 1, 2011 2:20 am

    Fantastični su, tako sočni i moćni :)
    Fotke, kao uvijek, predivne

  • Alexandra aka Roguegirl February 9, 2011 5:35 am

    Hey :-)
    My name is Alexandra and I totally like your blog and your brilliant recipes.
    I didn´t try a lot of them myself yet, but I had to try these brownies after drooling over your pictures for a while.
    What can I say?
    They are perfect :-) Ok, I had to use brown sugar instead of muscovado, because I do not even know this kind of sugar nor do I have it at home.
    But still these brownies turn out to be the best ones I have ever made :-)
    Thanks for sharing this great recipe with us!
    Greetings from Germany

  • Sara February 14, 2011 11:12 am

    Made these for my husband’s brithday. He was over the moon about them. I’ve posted on my blog, they were great! Hvala lijepa!

  • megi February 16, 2011 7:08 am

    The brownies look so good! I can tell from the photos that they have a great fudgy texture.

  • Julia February 18, 2011 9:54 am

    I baked the brownies exactly as described in a 28 cm porcelain form for my colleagues. Consistency and taste were perfect. I can only recommend this recipe and will replace my old one! Next time I’ll try to replace the flour with powdered almonds – just to know. Thanks Israel for sending the link to Palachinka

    • marija February 18, 2011 5:55 pm

      Julia, thank you! I like the idea of powdered almonds, if you do try it out like that, please let me know how it was.

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  • Milk and Honey May 16, 2014 12:45 am

    These look delish. I love muscovado and I love brownies. Can’t go wrong really.

  • peaceloveandsmoothies May 16, 2014 3:50 am

    Oooh, those brownies look great! I love muscovado sugar.

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