Popcorn and Pretzel Triple Chocolate Brownies

clock 30 minutes + 45 minutes bowl Serves 16


  • 125g butter, chopped, plus extra for greasing
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 1⁄2 cups plain flour
  • 200g milk chocolate, chopped
  • 150g white chocolate, chopped
  • Pretzel Caramel Topping:
  • 2 x 55g blocks caramel-filled chocolate, frozen and chopped
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • Caramel Popcorn Topping
  • 50g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 2 cups plain popped popcorn
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  • 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease and line a 20 x 20cm cake tin.

  • 2. In a small saucepan, melt dark chocolate and butter over a low heat until smooth. Mix in sugar and set aside for 10 minutes. Add eggs and stir to combine. Transfer to a large bowl.

  • 3. Sift flour into chocolate mixture. Fold in chopped milk and white chocolate. Pour into cake tin and smooth the top. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until firm. Cool completely in the tin.

  • 4. Pretzel caramel topping: In a bowl, toss chocolate and pretzels. Arrange on half of the brownie and press down lightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes until chocolate melts. Leave to cool.

  • 5. Popcorn topping: in a medium saucepan, melt butter and sugar on low, stirring until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high and boil, without stirring, for 4-5 minutes until golden. Add popcorn and toss in caramel. Arrange on remaining side of brownie. Allow to cool.

  • Tip: If preferred, use milk chocoloate in place of dark.

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