Chocolate Brownies with Porter – a Perfect Winter Treat

This brownie recipe is sure to become a winter favourite in your home; full of rich, chocolate flavour, not-too-sweet, and quick and easy to make, it leaves plenty of time to enjoy an afternoon in the snow or by the fire with a book. Try them warm, with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on the side. These brownies can be frozen and are just as delicious – great for a make-ahead dessert or a warming winter treat.


Ingredients for Chocolate Porter Brownies

  • 125 g brown sugar
  • 1½ eggs
  • 1 Tbs (15 mL) vanilla extract
  • 100 g butter, melted
  • 140 g chocolate, melted
  • 40 g all-purpose flour
  • 50 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50 mL chocolate porter beer
  • 75 g pecans, toasted, roughly chopped
  • 50 g chocolate chips


Instructions for this Porter Brownie Recipe

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