This shouldn't work, but it does! The sharpness of the lime pickle cuts through the bitter sweet dark chocolate.


  • 275g bitter-sweet dark chocolate, cut into small pieces

  • 225g unsalted butter

  • 5 eggs

  • 400g caster sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 200g plain flour

  • Lime pickle

  • Vanilla cream, to serve


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius. In a large bowl over a Bain Marie, melt the chocolate, and butter. Then remove from heat, whisk in the sugar, vanilla and salt. Then beat in the eggs a little at a time and fold in the flour. Half-fill the individual buttered moulds (5cm x 3cm deep), then add a spoon of lime pickle and fill up the rest of the mould with the brownie mix. Cook for 20-25 minutes at 150 degrees Celsius until still moist in the centre. Place the brownie into the centre of the plate and serve with vanilla cream on top.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (18 servings)

  • Energy 309kj
  • Fat Total 16g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 41g
  • Sugar 30g
  • Sodium 149mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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