Chocolate and chilli brownie
The thing with chocolate brownie or in fact, any chocolate dish, is that the quality of your brownie will only be as good as the quality of the chocolate you use. So use a high cocoa solids dark chocolate or just your favourite.
350g (12oz) chocolate
250g (1 cup) butter
3 large eggs
250g (1 cup) dark brown sugar
110g (4oz) self raising flour
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Place the chocolate and butter in a metal or glass bowl and put it over a lightly simmering pan of water to melt.
Meanwhile, place the eggs and sugar into a bowl and whisk them up until the mixture is quite thick. Fold in the melted chocolate, then the flour and the chilli.
Line a large cake tin or baking tray with baking parchment and pour in the mixture. Bake in a medium oven for 40 minutes. Serve warm with a little cream or just a it is.