December Recipe – Butterscotch Brownies

by Fiona Greene

This is my butterscotch brownies recipe. It’s an old hosptial recipe dating back to about 1995 and it’s the slice everyone wants me to bring if I bake at work.


Melt 60g butter with 1 cup of brown sugar till smooth. Add a generous teaspoon of vanilla essence and cool, then add 1 pre-scrambled egg and a pinch of salt (optional). Stir in 1/2 cup self-raising flour and 3/4 cup coconut. Spread into a slice tin, smooth top and bake at 180 degrees C for 20-25 mins. Cut when cool.



What began as an impersonal-but-cheerful holiday gift for a soldier far from home becomes so much more…


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