Delicious, super chocolatey and organic brownies. We use left-over maize-meal porridge, get the recipe here, to create this magnificent masterpiece. This version is moist, soft and rich in chocolatey goodness. You gotta try this recipe.

6 people
30 mins


118g butter
200g brown sugar
3 eggs (organic preferred)
1 tsp vanilla essence
250g cooled maize meal porridge
— how to make porridge
100g gluten-free plain flour
75g cocoa powder
100g dark chocolate chips
Icing sugar (to serve)


  1. Place 118g butter and 200g of brown sugar in a bowl.
  2. Cream until the mixture lightens in colour.
  3. You will need 3 eggs but add them one at a time, mixing until combined.
  4. Add 1 tsp of vanilla essence, 250g cooled maize meal porridge, 100g of gluten-free plain flour and 75g cocoa powder.
  5. Mix with a wooden spoon and blitz once more.
  6. Finally, add 100g of dark chocolate chips and mix with a spoon.
  7. To bake, grease a baking tray with butter and a little bit of flour to give the brownies some crispy edges. Alternatively, you can use greaseproof paper to line the tray.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes at 200 °C or until you can poke the centre with a wooden skewer.
  9. Dust the brownies with icing sugar to serve….