Apple brownies







Cook Time

45-50 Min


  • 225g/8oz butter, softened
  • 400g/14oz granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 475g/1lb 1oz plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 500g/1lb 2oz baking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 100g/4oz pecan nuts
  • icing sugar, to dust
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F/Gas mark 4. Grease a 23cm/9in square baking tin.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla essence using an electric mixer.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt, then add to the butter mixture. Mix until the flour is moistened. Fold in the apples and pecan nuts.
  • Spread the mixture in the baking tin, and bake in the oven for 45 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin on a wire rack, then cut into squares and dust with icing sugar.
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