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Sachie Nomura's Miso Walnut Brownies

Sachie Nomura's Miso Walnut Brownies

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Most people are familiar with miso in savoury dishes such as soup or marinated fish, but have you ever thought of using miso in desserts? You'll be surprised at how it adds depth of flavour to sweet foods. I suspect it may soon become your secret ingredient!

Preparationtime 20 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes

1 Tbsp white or mixed miso
1 Tbsp plain yoghurt
125g butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup walnuts, coarsely crushed
1 1/4 cups self-raising flour, sifted
plain yoghurt or whipped cream, to serve

Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 15 x 27cm loaf tin with baking paper.
Mix together miso and yoghurt.
Mix butter and brown sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Add miso/yoghurt and two-thirds of the walnuts and mix well.
Add flour and mix well.
Pour into cake tin and sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Bake for 20 minutes.
Cool in cake tin, then serve with yoghurt or whipped cream.

©Sachie's Kitchen
By Sachie Nomura
Published by HarperCollins New Zealand