Sonjé Ludwick surprised Kaitlyn de Villiers and myself with delightful brownies. I decided to post the recipe she used and shoot her brownies.

Have a try at this recipe and let us know what you think. Enjoy!


  • 1 cup Water
  • 125g Butter
  • ½ cup Oil
  • ¼ cup Cocoa
  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cup Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Bicarb
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips


  1. Melt and blend the water, butter, oil and cocoa in the microwave.
  2. Add the sugar, flour and salt. Whisk together.
  3. Add the bicarb, vanilla essence and eggs.
  4. Beat with an electric beater for about three minutes.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour into a greased Swiss roll pan and cook for 20-30 minutes at 180°C.


To make the icing melt 62.5 g butter, 2 tablespoons cocoa and 2 ½ tablespoons milk in the microwave, then add 2 ½ cups icing sugar. More milk may be needed if icing is not liquid enough. Cut the cake when cool, after spreading icing when hot.

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Ricardo L. van Lingen
Ricardo is a qualified graphic designer and a self-taught artist, photographer, web designer, ink illustrator and avocado grower. He is a born creative and able to master and bend any medium to his will. With high energy and passion, Ricardo is at his happiest when challenged with new creative projects.