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Chocolate Marmite Brownies

I know, I know – you are thinking that I am weird putting marmite (or Vegemite) into a chocolate brownie!   But people thought a salted caramel was strange not so long ago so  you can kind of get where I am coming from.

What the marmite actually does here is to season and round out the chocolate and make it more chocolatey.   You could use a tsp of salt instead if you are a confirmed marmite hater but as you won’t pick out marmite as an ingredient, as it’s role here is to blend and add to the whole, in my opinion you’d be missing out.

This is a very simple, easy recipe which makes it easy to get a lovely gooey, squidgy brownie.   I’ve added roasted hazelnuts but you don’t have to (use any other nut,  or leave nuts out entirely), and if you are gluten free it works with gluten free flour or ground almonds.

So go on, surprise yourself and make a batch.  Have fun letting people guess the mystery ingredient!  Most can’t stop stuffing these for long enough to answer – they are that good!

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