Macadamia and sour cherry blondies recipe
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Macadamia and sour cherry blondies

A close relation of the classic brownie, blondies are the decadent treat you need in your life. Fuss-free and a guaranteed lunchbox favourite, these delicious squares are crunchy on the outside and moistly dense on the inside. Buttery macadamias and chewy sour cherries work perfectly with the caramel-like mixture, but feel free to experiment with different flavour combinations to make your own signature version.
5 from 1 vote
Servings 16 serves
Course Snack
Perfect for Weekend Wonder
Skill level Easy

Ingredients
  

  • 170 g unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar (175g) lightly packed
  • ¾ cup caster sugar (160g)
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 2 cups plain flour (250g)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt flakes
  • 1 cup macadamias (130g) plus extra for topping
  • ½ cup dried sour cherries (80g) plus extra for topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180°C fan forced. Grease and line a 20cm x 20cm slice tin. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, place the melted butter, brown sugar, caster sugar and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. 
  • Add the eggs and mix well. 
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into the mixture. Fold until just combined
  • Add the salt, macadamias and sour cherries. Continue to fold gently until evenly mixed.
  • Spread the blondie mixture into the prepared slice tin. Sprinkle with extra macadamias and sour cherries. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and the middle of the blondies is just firm. 
  • Allow to cool before slicing into 4-5cm squares. Store in an airtight container. 

Notes

You can substitute any dried fruit for the sour cherries. Try using cranberries, apricots or raisins. If you’re not a fan of dried fruit, simply leave out altogether.

Nutrition

Calories: 298kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 3gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 85mgFiber: 1gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 356IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 1mg

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