Amasi brownies


Preparation time: 10 min

Baking time: 30 min

Serves: 6 or more


500 ml (2 c) flour

500 ml (2 c) caster sugar

5 ml (1 t) bicarbonate of soda

2,5 ml (½ t) salt

250 ml (1 c) butter

30 ml (2 T) cocoa powder

125 ml (½ c) water

2 eggs

125 ml (½ c) amasi

2,5 ml (½ t) vanilla essence


60 ml (¼ c) butter

45 ml (3 T) cocoa powder

45 ml (3 T) amasi

560 ml (2¼ c) icing sugar, sifted

2,5 ml (½ t) vanilla essence

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Grease a baking pan and set aside.

Brownies sift together the flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and salt.

In a medium saucepan, beat together butter, cocoa powder and water.

Bring mixture to the boil while stirring continuously, then remove from heat.

Add chocolate mixture to the flour mixture. Beat with mixer on medium speed until smooth.

Add eggs, amasi and vanilla.

Beat for 1 minute more and into prepared pan

Bake for 30 min or until tooth pick comes out clean.


In a small sauce pan mix together butter, cocoa and amasi and place on medium heat for 5 minutes, remove from heat then add the icing sugar and vanilla.

Pour the warm chocolate amasi icing over the warm brownies then spread evenly.

Cool and cut into bars.

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