brownie and honeycomb

Chocolate brownie with honeycomb

Mike Whitehurst
Brownie
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Baking tray
  • 2 Pans
  • Spatula
  • Parchment paper
  • Bain marie or pan with water and heat proof bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 250 g soft dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g cacao powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50 g self raising flour

Honeycomb

  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda

Ganache

  • 100 g milk choclate
  • 100 g double cream

Instructions
 

  • To make the brownie melt the butter in the pan gently and add the sugar with a dash of tia maria to help dissolve.
  • Add the vanilla and cacao and stir
  • Allow the mix to cool for 15 minutes
  • stir in the eggs one at a time
  • fold in the flour
  • pour into a lined tray and bake for 40 minutes

Honeycomb

  • Grease and line a tray
  • Melt the sugar and syrup together
  • Once it becomes a golden amber colour remove from the heat and quickly stir in the bicarbonate soda
  • As the mix begins to expand pour into the lined tray and allow to cool for an hour

Ganache

  • Melt the chocolate in a bain marie
  • Pour over the cream and stir well to get a smooth consistency

Bring it all together

  • Before removing the brownie from the tray pour over the ganache and spread across evenly
  • Break up the honeycomb and push into ganache
  • Once the ganache has set slice and serve
Keyword Brownie, Chocolate, Honeycomb
Cajun chicken wings

Cajun chicken wings

Cajun chicken wings with habanero chilli jam glaze.

Mike Whitehurst
Chciken wings to the crib.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
resting time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Mixing bowl
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment paper
  • Tongs

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kilo chicken wings
  • 4 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp habanero chilli jam

Instructions
 

  • Coat the wings with the cajun seasoning and olive oil. Mix evenly and refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • Take the wings out of the fridge for 1 hour before cooking.
  • Cook at 160oC for 45 minuites.
  • Gently warm the jam so you can easily brush it over the wings and returm to the oven for a further 10 minutes.
  • Allow to rest for 15 minutes, chop herbs and spring onions and sprinkle over the top to serve.

Notes

One of my absolute favourite things and so easy to make. You can marinate th Ewings over night if you like but you can just go for it if you can't wait, you will still get a lot of flavour from these wings and make sure you have some bread, a salad and a bowl of sour cream on the side.
Keyword Cajun, Chicken, Habanero, Wings
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