Peanut butter slice

by Ed Halmagyi

Ingredients

  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1¼ cups icing mixture
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 200g milk chocolate
  • ¼ cup toasted peanuts, chopped

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 160°C. Combine the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl and set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring until just melted. Add the eggs and sugar and beat until smooth. Sift in the cocoa and flour, then spoon into a lined 20cm square cake tin and bake fro 40 minutes, until just set. Cool in the tin.
2 Combine the peanut butter, icing mixture and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk until smooth. Pour over the cooled chocolate slice, then refrigerate for 2 hours, until set.
3 Melt the milk chocolate gently and spread over the peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with chopped peanut, refrigerate for 1 hour, then cut into bars and serve.

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