Brownies are a lovely afternoon snack. They can be served with ice cream.


114 g of sifted flour
57g of cocoa
76g lard
227g of sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of vanilla
76g of chopped nuts



Grease a 9 inch square baking pan. Sift together the flour and cocoa. Cream the lard and sugar. Add eggs one at a time to the sugar mix, beating well after each addition. Gradually add sifted dry ingredients. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Bake for 25-30 minutes @ 170C. Take out of the oven when done. Cool slightly and cut the mixture in to squares. Dust with icing sugar. Leave in the tin to cool.