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Orange and cardamom brownies

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Orange and cardamom brownies


For the brownies

  • Preheat oven to 150* C (300* F) Fan.
  • In a bowl, add the butter, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 – 1 ½ minutes at 800 Watts.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, brown sugar and granulated sugar, until the sugars dissolve.
  • Add the orange zest, cardamom, vanilla extract and the melted butter. Whisk.
  • Coarsely chop the couverture with a knife and add to the bowl.
  • In another bowl, add all of the dry ingredients – the flour, cocoa powder and baking soda. Mix with a spoon and add them to the wet mixture. Mix with a spatula.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper and grease with butter.
  • Add the mixture to the baking pan and cover the whole surface with the butter cookies.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool for 1 hour.

For the crème anglaise

  • In a pot, add the heavy cream, milk and half of the sugar.
  • Place over low heat and let it get hot.
  • In a bowl, add the egg yolks and the remaining sugar. Whisk until the sugar has completely dissolved.
  • Add the vanilla extract, cardamom and orange zest. Whisk.
  • Very carefully, add the hot cream mixture to the bowl while whisking continuously. The hot mixture must be added very slowly because it is hot and you don’t want the eggs to turn into an omelet).
  • Transfer mixture back to pot and place over heat again. Stir continuously with a spatula, until the crème anglaise thickens.
  • When ready, transfer to a bowl.
  • Scorch marshmallows with kitchen torch to cook.
  • Serve brownies with marshmallows and mint leaves. 
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
39 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
22 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
38 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
13 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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