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Chocolate Coconut Brownies

These are so quick you can make them within minutes of children arriving home with unexpected friends for tea.

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150 g (5 oz) wholemeal self-raising flour
teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
175 g (6 oz) light brown soft sugar
125 g (4 oz) desiccated coconut
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
125 g (4 oz) margarine, diced
2 eggs, beaten
150 ml ( pint) milk


Makes: 16


Grease and line a 22 cm (8½ inch) square dish.

Mix together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, sugar, coconut and cocoa in a large bowl.

Place the margarine in a bowl and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Beat into the dry ingredients, with the eggs and milk, until smooth. Pour into the prepared dish.

Cook on HIGH for 8 minutes. Leave to stand for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

Cut into squares to serve.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Power setting: HIGH
Cooking time: 9 minutes
Standing time: 5 minutes

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