Fruit Mince Brownies

PREP: 25 MINS + 2 hrs fruit infusing time | COOK: 25 MINS | MAKES: 12 Squares

What you’ll need…

200g good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped

300g brown sugar

250g unsalted butter, chopped

4 eggs, lightly beaten

1 1/3 cups (200g) plain flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/3 cup (35g) cocoa, plus extra to dust

1/3 cup (85g) Sunbeam fruit mince

1/2 cup maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla paste

1 cup (100g) Sunbeam walnuts, toasted & chopped


In a small saucepan heat mixed fruit and maple syrup until bubbling then remove from heat and set aside to infuse.

Approx 2 hrs

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 22cm square cake or brownie pan and line the base with baking paper.

Place chocolate, sugar and butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until melted and well combined. Remove from heat, cool slightly, then stir in eggs until well combined. Add flour, baking powder, cocoa, fruit mince, vanilla paste and nuts, stirring to combine. Spread into the pan and bake for 25 minutes or until just set.

Cool in pan, then dust with cocoa. Cut into 12 squares and serve. Brownies will keep in an airtight container for 2-3 days.