Makes about 15 small or 6 large brownies
Preparation time: 20 min
Baking time: 30 min
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Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a 20 x 25 cm baking tin.
1 Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl over a saucepan of boiling water or in the microwave until just melted, stirring from time to time. Set aside.
2 Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl and add the nuts.
3 Cream the butter and gradually beat in the sugar. Beat until light and creamy.
4 Add the eggs one by one, beating well after each addition. Mix in the essence and melted chocolate.
5 Fold in the flour mixture and spoon into the baking tin. Bake for 30 minutes.
6 Shortly before the brownies are ready, place the Peppermint Crisp chocolate squares on top. Return to the oven for 3 minutes or until melted.
7 Remove from the oven and spread the melted chocolate over the brownies.
8 Leave to cool in the tin then cut into squares.