Easy Brownies

Updated: Aug 16, 2021

An easy chocolate brownie recipe that's simple to make and tastes fantastic. It's everything you want in a brownie – rich, fudgy and chocolatey.


These brownies are so easy to make, all you need to prepare them is a whisk and a large pan, to bake them a 25x25cm square baking tin and some parchment paper.



Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes


Ingredients

  • 225g butter

  • 400g caster sugar

  • 140g dark chocolate, broken into pieces

  • 5 free-range medium eggs

  • 110g plain flour

  • 55g cocoa powder

Instructions


  • Pre heat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5.

  • Line a 25x25cm square baking tin with baking parchment.

  • Gently melt the butter and the sugar together in a large pan over a low heat.

  • Once melted, take off the heat and add the chocolate. Stir until melted.

  • Beat in the eggs one at a time.

  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients, try not to over beat

  • Pour mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30–40 minutes, or until the top of the brownie is firm but the inside still feels soft.

  • Take out of the oven and leave to cool in the tin.

  • Cut into 9 pieces if you want decent sized pieces, or 16 smaller pieces.


Tips

  • Have your eggs at room temperature

  • Don't rapidly melt the butter and sugar at the start of the recipe

  • Want to reheat a day or 2 later? Put it in the microwave for 30 seconds on high

  • Serve with ice cream

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