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Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Rich and fudgey chocolate brownies that can be made in a variety of tin sizes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Brownies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 608kcal
Author thebakingexplorer


For the brownies

  • 350 g Dark chocolate
  • 250 g Butter
  • 250 g Light brown sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract optional
  • 120 g Plain flour

Optional add ins

  • 150-200 g Nuts or chocolate chips


  • Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease and line your chosen 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 10 minutes
  • In a mixing bowl use an electric mixer to whisk together the eggs, light brown sugar and vanilla extract for 5 minutes until thicker and paler in colour
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the egg mixture, whisking constantly as you pour it in
  • Add the plain flour and whisk in gently with a hand whisk until you can't see any more flour
  • Pour the batter into your lined tin. Bake for 15-20 minutes if using a 9" x 12" traybake tin, 25-30 minutes if using a 9" square tin, or 35-40 minutes if using a 8" square tin
  • 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



Calories: 608kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 789IU | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 6mg