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Stout Chocolate Brownies – utterly decadent!

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in baked goods

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Stout Chocolate Brownies

Stout Chocolate Brownies are to die (no, live) for. For me, they are perfect. Not too sweet and oh my goodness, they are so very fudgy.

My stout Chocolate Brownies disappeared in seconds. So fast, I had to make another batch to take photographs. Yes, last Saturday I waited until they(the familia) were all on the go and I made a batch to photograph.

Stout Chocolate Brownies

All honor has to go to the Boston Breweries Black River Coffee Stout. It lends a mysterious, rich, darkness to these brownies and together with the creamy ganache, it is just the best brownies I have ever tasted. My twist of course is the toasted, salted nuts on top. This is not my first recipe with stout, though. I have made a Guinness and Leek Pie which is just perfect for our cold winter. I make beer-battered onion rings often, here with milk stout and it is really delicious.

Stout Chocolate Brownies



60 ml / ¼ cup canola or vegetable oil
200 ml / 3/4 cup Boston Coffee Stout
500 ml / 2 cups sugar
½ t vanilla extract
60 ml / ¼ cup butter, melted and cooled to room-temperature
2 eggs
250 ml / 1 cup flour
160 ml / ⅔ cup cocoa

Stout Chocolate Brownies

140 g / 5 oz dark chocolate chips
2 T butter
60 ml / ¼ cup icing sugar
100 g salted assorted nuts


Preheat oven to 180 C/350 degrees. Line a 20 x 20 cm square baking pan with baking paper.
In a bowl mix together the oil, the stout, sugar and vanilla extract.
Add melted butter and mix until combined.
Add eggs and mix well.
In another bowl, mix the flour and cocoa.
Add dry ingredients to the egg mixture and mix well.
Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 25 – 30 minutes. The brownies must still be soft to the touch, the go harder as they cool down. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Allow brownies to cool.

Stout Chocolate Brownies
To make ganache

Place chocolate chips, butter and coffee into a microwave safe bowl and microwave for about 1 minute or until the butter starts to melt.
Mix until smooth.
Add the icing sugar and mix until smooth.
Pour ganache over the brownies.
Cut into bars. Sprinkle the salted nuts over the top just before serving.

Stout Chocolate Brownies

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7 Responses to “Stout Chocolate Brownies – utterly decadent!”

  1. Miriam Denny 7 June 2018 at 5:10 pm #

    Hi Nita where would one get black River Coffee Stout in Port Elizabeth? Would love to try the brownies. Looks awesome.

  2. Ilyaaz Tiki 5 October 2018 at 9:59 pm #

    I tried these and they are absolutely amazing. I recommend the warm with vanilla ice cream. If you want to heat them I have a great article written by Jennifer Kessler that I found very helpful (

    • nerinatimm 28 November 2018 at 4:32 pm #

      Thank you for the visit and the lovely comment.

  3. Wemomslife 20 March 2019 at 1:40 pm #

    Wow, I got my mouth watering by seeing this recipe, I think I should give them a try this weekend, My nephew gonna love them.

    • nerinatimm 25 March 2019 at 7:13 am #

      Awesome, let me know if you loved them!

  4. Bestbabykit 26 June 2019 at 6:29 pm #

    Great recipe! We tried it and we really enjoyed it! Thank you for sharing 🙂

    • nerinatimm 30 June 2019 at 7:14 pm #

      That is awesome feedback, thank you!

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