Although Christmas is only a few days away, it doesn’t feel that festive, right? Maybe it’s just me but hey, this isn’t the most festive recipe.
If you can’t get festive, why not get a little slutty – like these brownies?
Now, I know this may not be for everyone but if you like the elements separately – you’ll love them together. You get the soft and slightly chewy cookie base, double stuff Oreo’s biscoff creme biscuits.
The first time I tried this traybake was when I visited Crumbs & Doilies on a visit to London, it was so good and after that I was working on my own version but it took me around a year to formulate a recipe that worked and thats the one I’m sharing with you today.
Anyway, let’s get started, shall we?
140g Butter, melted.
45g Cocoa powder.
225g Granulated sugar.
90g Plain flour.
100g Chocolate, chopped.
100g biscoff biscuits, roughly broken.
80-100g biscoff spread, warmed – for the swirl on top of there brownie.
16 creme filled biscoff.
75g Light brown sugar.
75 Granulated white sugar.
175g Plain flour.
Pinch of salt.
100-150g chocolate, chopped.
100g biscoff biscuits, roughly broken.
Before you start making anything, you’ll want to do some prep work. Start by weighing up your ingredients, preheating your oven to 180˚c/350˚f and getting any equipment you need ready (like your stand mixer and bowls).
Start by adding the butter, light brown sugar and granulated white sugar into your mixing bowl (I’m using my stand mixer but feel free to use a hand mixer or wooden spoon, it may just take longer), then beat them all together until they are well combined, this normally takes a few minutes.
Once they are all combined give the bowl a scraping down, then add your egg into the mix and mix until its fully incorporated. Give your bowl another good scrape down, this is to incorporate any bits that may not have been fully worked in from earlier on.
Sift your plain flour and salt into the mixture and give that a brief mix to start incorporating it, then add in the chocolate and biscoff biscuits. Mix until the flour is fully incorporated and the chocolate is well dispersed in the dough.
Now that you’ve got the brownie and cookie dough sorted, get your 8×8 inch square baking tin and line it with greaseproof/parchment paper, then you can place the cookie dough down and press it into the corners and get it as level as possible.
On-top of the cookie dough you can place the Oreos, I got 4 into each row, so I had 16 in total, make sure you press them into the cookie dough a little. Set aside in the fridge while you make the brownie batter.
To start on the brownie batter, you’ll want to add your melted butter and cocoa powder sugar into large mixing bowl and whisk the two together until well combined.
Then go ahead and add in the granulated sugar and mix it in until it’s fully incorporated. Give the bowl a good scrape down, this is just to incorporate any bits that may not have been fully worked in.
Add your eggs and vanilla extract. As the eggs are incorporated, the mixture will become smoother and glossier.
After that you can add in the plain flour, chocolate chips and biscoff biscuits, fold those in using a spatula, this will stop you from over mixing the brownie batter. Once fully combined, set aside until needed later on.
Then finally you can place the brownie batter on top, smooth and level that out as best you can.
Dollop the biscoff spread on top and will it around to get a swirly pattern on top – this may be a little difficult due to the amount of filling in the brownies.
Place the tin into your preheated oven and bake for 30-35 minutes (or until a tester comes out clean).
Once fully baked, allow to cool fully before placing the fridge for at leats 8 hours (or overnight) to achieve the the densest and fudgiest end result.
You can slice the traybake up however you like but I went with 9 generous portions.
That’s all for today guys, I hope you enjoyed. If you did, don’t forget to share this recipe with your family and friends and enjoy it. I’ll be back soon with another blog post and YouTube video, so join me then. In the meanwhile, don’t forget to check out my other social’s – Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube. The YouTube tutorial will be linked down below.