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White Chocolate Macadamia Blondies with Crystallised Ginger


The Great South African Bake Off

BBC Lifestyle



  • 125g Butter
  • 250g White chocolate chopped
  • 4ea. Eggs (L)
  • 25ml Salt
  • 350g Caster sugar
  • 10ml Vanilla
  • 80g Crystallised ginger cubes
  • 50g Ginger preserve chopped
  • 5ml Ground ginger
  • 300g Flour
  • 250g Macadamia nuts
  • 125g Cranberries , dried

Preparation method


  • Preheat the oven to 170°C
  • Melt butter and chocolate together
  • Beat eggs with salt until pale
  • Add sugar and vanilla
  • Beat until thick and creamy
  • Add the slightly cooled chocolate
  • Fold in the flour, nuts and preserved ginger
  • Mix gently
  • Prepare a 24cm square tin and line with parchment paper
  • Pour the batter into the tin
  • Sprinkle Crystallised ginger on top
  • Bake for 30-35 min until set on top and gooey in the middle