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Brown Stuff (Chocolate Slice) - Don't Be Put off by the Name !

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“The "Brown Stuff" name is what happened when Mama let Papa name the new recipe 35 years ago. Well, don't let the name put you off! It's an easy one and has become a *real* family favourite. Apparently it started life as a cake recipe of some sort which wouldn't quite work out right, so, liking the ingredients, she tinkered with it until she arrived at this. :) Pa's job was to come up with a name when she wrote it into the family recipe book.”
1 25x40cm baking tin

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the egg.
  3. Add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Bake in a sponge roll tin (approx 25cm x 40cm) for 20 minutes at 190°C (375°F).
  5. To make the topping: melt the butter then add the dry ingredients and mix well until combined.
  6. While still hot, ice/ glaze with topping mixture.
  7. The amount of icing sugar often seems to depend on the humidity of the season -- but also who in our household is making it. Some of us like a thicker layer of icing than others! You need just enough to make it nice and spreadable.:).
  8. Note: My sponge roll tin is a very very old one from my grandmother. It seems a funny size compared with my other metric sized ones. It doesn't really matter if your baking pan is a little bigger or smaller, everything should still turn out fine.:).

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