Classic Chocolate Brownies“A close-up image of a stack of chocolate brownies with nuts on a white plate. The brownies have a dense, moist texture with visible chunks of nuts, and there are crumbs scattered around them on the plate. The background is blurred, emphasizing the detail and texture of the brownies in the foreground.”

 Indulge in these rich, fudgy classic chocolate brownies made from scratch. Easy to prepare and perfect for any occasion!

A close-up image of a rich, dense chocolate brownie topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, resting on a white decorative doily. The brownie has visible chunks of nuts, and the ice cream appears creamy with specks, suggesting it may be homemade or of high quality. The dessert is placed on a wooden surface which adds warmth to the overall presentation.”
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Ingredients:An assortment of baking ingredients arranged on a wooden table shaped like a palette. The ingredients include bowls of white sugar, brown sugar, eggs, unsweetened cocoa powder, chocolate chips, baking soda, all-purpose flour, rolled oats, and blocks of butter. The setup suggests preparation for baking cookies or a similar dessert.”

  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips (optional)

FAQs

Q: Can I use margarine instead of butter? A: Yes, you can use margarine, but butter will give a richer flavor.

Q: How do I store these brownies? A: Store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

Q: Can I add other mix-ins? A: Absolutely! Try adding chocolate chunks, dried fruit, or even a swirl of peanut butter.

A close-up image of a rich, dense chocolate brownie topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, resting on a white decorative doily. The brownie has visible chunks of nuts, and the ice cream appears creamy with specks, suggesting it may be homemade or of high quality. The dessert is placed on a wooden surface which adds warmth to the overall presentation.”

Classic Chocolate Brownies

These classic chocolate brownies are rich, fudgy, and perfect for any chocolate lover. Easy to make with simple ingredients, they are sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy them plain or with your favorite frosting and toppings!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter or margarine 2 sticks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts optional
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat Oven: Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan or two 8- or 9-inch square pans.
  • Melt Butter: Place butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until melted.
  • Mix Ingredients: Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well with a spoon after each addition. Add cocoa; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking powder, and salt; beat well. Stir in nuts, if desired.
  • Pour Batter: Pour batter into the prepared pan or pans.
  • Bake: Bake for 30 to 35 minutes for a 13x9x2-inch pan (20 to 22 minutes for 8- or 9-inch pans) or until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  • Cool and Serve: Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. If desired, prepare and frost brownies with your favorite frosting and garnish with milk chocolate chips. Cut into bars and serve.

Notes

Did your make this Recipe? Tag @kooben_blog on Instagram and use #kooben_blog. I would love to see your creations.• For a richer flavor, use dark cocoa powder.
• Adding a teaspoon of instant coffee granules enhances the chocolate flavor.
• For a gluten-free version, substitute all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend.
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