200 g Butter 1 1/2 Cups flour ) 1/2 cup cocoa powder ) All sieved together 1 tsp Baking powder ) 1/4 tsp Salt ) 2 Cups sugar 4 Eggs 2 tsp vanilla ( or more better) 1/2 Cups Nuts ( Optional) 1/2 cup Semi Sweet dark chocolate chopped or grated.
Chop butter into cubes and place in a medium sized bowl, melt in microwave and leave to cool. Sieve flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt together. Add sugar to the cooled butter and mix well with a wooden spoon. Beat eggs in a small bowl separately. Add eggs to the sugar and butter mix and beat well with hand , then add the flour mix sieved and Fold well to mix. Add vanilla and chocolate ( Can be chocolate chips too or chocolate grated into small pcs /Nuts) and fold in well Pour into greased baking trays lined with a oil paper also well greased. Bake for about 35 - 40 mins until well done.