Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies are not a new concept, but they’ve remained popular over the years because they’re so damn delicious! I’ve made them several times but I hadn’t shared the recipe on my blog yet, so I thought it was about time as they are so indulgent and heavenly! So I’ve combined my favourite gooey chocolate brownie recipe with Creme Eggs baked into it for the ultimate Easter treat. They are super easy to make too, and the secret is that you add the Creme Eggs in part way through baking so they don’t melt completely. If you make one thing this Easter let it be these Creme Egg Brownies!

How to make Creme Egg Brownies…

I started by melting the dark chocolate and butter together in a pan on a low heat. I let it cool for 5 minutes.

In a bowl I whisked together the eggs and light brown sugar.

I added the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture, whisking constantly as I poured it in. Then I added the plain flour, cocoa powder and baking powder.

I poured the batter into a lined traybake tin.

While it baked for 20 minutes, I cut the Creme Eggs in half.

I took the brownies out of the oven, pressed the Creme Eggs in, then they went back in the oven for another 10 minutes.

Creme Egg Brownies

I let the Creme Egg Brownies cool completely before removing from the tin and slicing up.

Creme Egg Brownies

The Creme Egg Brownies were absolutely delicious as I expected! The brownie is super gooey and rich, and the Creme Egg on top is the perfect Easter addition!

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Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies

Yummy chocolate brownies with Creme Eggs
5 from 15 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Brownies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 15
Author: thebakingexplorer


For the brownies

  • 350 g Dark chocolate broken into squares
  • 250 g Butter or baking spread
  • 250 g Light brown sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 100 g Plain flour
  • 30 g Cocoa powder

For the topping

  • 8 Creme Eggs cut in half (one extra half for the chef!)


  • Pre-heat your oven to 180C/160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease and line a 12" x 9" traybake tin
  • Melt the dark chocolate and butter together in a pan on a low heat. When fully melted, stir together and remove from the heat. Let it cool for 5 minutes
  • In a bowl whisk together the eggs and light brown sugar until frothy
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture, whisking constantly as you pour it in
  • Add the plain flour, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and baking powder. Whisk in until you can't see anymore flour
  • Pour the batter into the lined traybake tin and bake for 20 minutes
  • While it is baking, cut the Creme Eggs in half. There will be one extra half - the perfect snack for the chef or a nearby child!
  • Take the brownies out of the oven, press the Creme Eggs into the batter, then put them back in the oven for 10 minutes
  • Let the brownies cool completely in the tin before removing and slicing up
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place and eat within 3 days
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If you would like to use a 8" or 9" square tin instead, reduce the recipe by one third. So you will need:
  • 235g Dark chocolate
  • 165g Butter
  • 165g Light brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 65g Plain flour
  • 20g Cocoa powder
  • 6 Creme Eggs
They will also need less time to bake, depending on your oven, I'd suggest 20-25 minutes.


Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 473IU | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 4mg

If you like this, check out more of my Brownie recipes!

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42 comments / Add your comment below

  1. 5 stars
    My name is Jo and I have never baked anything with Creme Eggs in! I know! The funny thing is that I do love Creme Eggs so I really have no idea what’s been stopping me. These brownies look heavenly Kat and I might just have to take a plunge and get baking! Thank you for sharing with #BakingCrumbs 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    I am in love….so much damp and chocolatey stickiness, I’m yours. These look inspired and incredible. A simple idea executed brilliantly! Thank you for sharing with #BakingCrumbs

  3. These brownies look so nice. I bought some eggs to make my own version (not Cadbury, I’m not buying those due to their shady policies regarding palm oil). I will keep your recipe in mind for when I’m making mine.

      1. These look lovely! Trying it out tomorrow. I only have 4 eggs though so will make half with eggs and half just plain. Do you reckon that will turn out okay?

  4. This is such a great idea for Easter – combination of brownies and Creme Egg – what’s not to like! #bakeoftheweek

  5. 5 stars
    These are the perfect indulgent Easter treat – fudgy, chocolatey and taste absolutely delicious. It is also a very easy recipe to follow and bake.

  6. 5 stars
    This is the only brownie recipe I use now, with or without Creme Eggs! It’s delicious with Creme Eggs, but can be easily adapted year-round to make excellent, squishy brownies. I’ve tried it with Oreos and Galaxy Caramel and both were tasty. Thanks for another amazing recipe!

  7. 5 stars
    Absolutely loved these brownies! Easy to follow recipe and they tasted delicious. I made them with a mixture of creme eggs and Reese’s peanut butter eggs.

    1. Hi Emma, I generally use Tesco’s dark chocolate, but any decent quality dark chocolate will work well. I would ony say to avoid baking chocolate and very cheap low quality chocolate!

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