Spelt, Pecan, Macadamia and Prune Chocolate Brownie


  • 100g prunes
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 3 tbsp amaretto or fruit juice
  • 250g sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 75g double cream
  • 150g Doves Farm Organic White Spelt Flour
  • 200g plain chocolate
  • 75g macadamia nuts, halved
  • 75g pecan nuts
  • butter, for tray
  • icing sugar, optional


  1. Rub some butter around the inside of a 20x30cm/8x12" baking tray or insert a baking liner.
  2. Cut the prunes into quarters and put them into a bowl, add the cranberries and amaretto or juice, cover and leave for a couple of hours or overnight.
  3. Put the sugar into a mixing bowl, add the eggs and beat well with electric beaters.
  4. Beat in the cream.
  5. Sieve the flour into the bowl and stir to combine.
  6. Pre-heat the oven.
  7. Gently melt the chocolate, add it to the bowl and beat well.
  8. Stir in the soaking fruit, macadamia and pecan nuts.
  9. Tip the mixture into the prepared baking tray, spreading it out to the edges.
  10. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  11. Leave the brownie in the tray to cool then cut into squares or rectangles.
  12. Sieve a little icing sugar over the brownies if you wish.