Peanut butter Swirl Brownies Recipe

Fudgy Chocolate Brownies with a peanut butter swirl. What more is there to do except get started?

Difficulty

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Serves

Makes 20 squares

Recipe Ingredients

For the Chocolate swirl

  • 125 ml SPAR sunflower oil
  • 250 ml SPAR white sugar
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 2 SPAR large eggs
  • 85 ml cocoa
  • 125 ml SPAR self-raising wheat flour
  • Pinch of salt

For the Peanut swirl

  • 30 g SPAR butter, melted
  • 65 ml SPAR icing sugar
  • 80 g SPAR smooth peanut butter
  • Pinch of salt 

Recipe Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix oil and sugar together well.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla, stirring until just blended.
  4. Mix all dry ingredients in a separate bowl and then stir into the oil/sugar mixture.
  5. Make the peanut swirl: Stir the butter, icing sugar, peanut butter and salt together in a bowl until smooth.
  6. Pour the chocolate batter into a lined and greased 20 x 28 cm pan; spread evenly with a spatula. Drop dollops of peanut butter mixture on top of batter, spacing about 3 cm apart.  Gently swirl peanut butter mixture into batter with a butter knife, running the knife lengthwise and crosswise through layers to create a pattern
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until sides just start to pull away from the pan.
  8. Cool completely before cutting.

Hints & Tips

These Brownies can be made without the peanut butter swirl.  They are so easy to make that it’s a great recipe to make with kids.