Overnight with Michael McLaren

Radio 2GB

Michael began his radio career at 2GB in 2006 as the call-vetter for the Summer Mid-Dawn show. In 2007, 2GB asked him to join the team permanently and he accepted the role of Executive Producer of all Evening and Night programming, working alongside the likes of Murray Wilton, Philip Clarke and Brian Wilshire for just over 4 years. His on-air career commenced full-time in 2011, when he was invited to host the Australia Overnight programme; a job which he's loved doing ever since.

Cooking with Sarah Boorer
Cooking with Sarah Boorer
Michael is joined by Sarah Boorer, Communications professional & CWA award-winning cook, to look at the world of baked goods, delicious treats and & easy recipes. This week Sarah cooks Anzac Brownie Slice.  (Recipe courtesy of Taste.com.au) INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups plain flour3/4 cup brown sugar1 1/4 cups traditional rolled oats3/4 cup moist coconut flakes125g butter, chopped1/4 cup golden syrup1 tsp bicarbonate of soda100g dark chocolate, meltedBrownie Filling125g butter, chopped150g dark chocolate, chopped1 cup caster sugar3 eggs1/4 cup cocoa powder3/4 cup plain flour METHOD Step 1  Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Grease and line a 20cm x 30cm lamington pan, extending paper 5cm above all sides.Step 2  Combine flour, sugar, oats and coconut in a large bowl. Place butter and golden syrup in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until mixture starts to bubble. Stir in bicarbonate of soda and 1 tablespoon water. Remove from heat.Step 3  Add butter mixture to oat mixture. Stir to combine. Press 1/2 of the oat mixture into base of prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool base 10 minutes. Freeze remaining oat mixture until required.Step 4  Meanwhile, make Brownie Filling Stir butter and chocolate in a medium saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in eggs, cocoa and flour.Step 5  Pour brownie filling over oat base in pan. Crumble reserved oat mixture into chunks. Sprinkle over top of brownie. Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out with a few moist crumbs clinging. Cool completely in pan. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Cut into squares. Serve.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.