Brownies with Salted Butterscotch Sauce



150g butter, unsalted

220g dark chocolate, chopped up

1 tsp vanilla bean paste

250g caster sugar

3 x eggs

150g plain flour

90g pecans, chopped 


Butterscotch Sauce 

300g cream

300g soft brown sugar

100g butter

1 tsp vanilla bean paste







  1. Preheat oven to 180C. 

  2. Grease and line a brownie tray with baking paper. 

  3. Melt butter and chocolate together in a saucepan over low heat, until melted and combined. 

  4. Meanwhile, whisk together vanilla, caster sugar and eggs until combined. 

  5. Add butter and chocolate mixture to the sugar and eggs, stir to combine.

  6. Fold through flour, then pecans. 

  7. Pout brownie mixture into prepared tin and bake for about 20-30 minutes or until still gooey on the inside. 


Butterscotch Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over a medium to low heat, once all combined and sugar has dissolved, set aside. 


To Serve

  1. Cut up the brownie into desired squares, then drizzle over some butterscotch sauce!



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© 2016 Mimi Baines 

Photographs of Mimi © of Millie Brown