Chocolate Fudge Brownies

These brownies are chocolatey, gooey, and exactly what you look for in a homemade brownie recipe. With only a few simple ingredients you likely have in your refrigerator and pantry, you can have a pan of fresh chocolate brownies in just 30 minutes.

  • Author: Beatriz Garcia
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 9 Brownies 1x
  • Cuisine: Dessert


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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 and 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Preheat the Oven and Combine Wet Ingredients

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease an 8×8 baking dish thoroughly.

Melt butter in a large, microwave-safe bowl. Add sugar and stir.

Crack the eggs and add in one at a time, whisking to combine. Next, add the vegetable oil vanilla extract and gently mix for a full 60-seconds.

2. Add the Dry Ingredients

Into a sifter or fine mesh strainer, add the flour and cocoa powder. Sift these into the bowl with your wet ingredients. Next add in the kosher salt directly to the batter.

3. Gently Mix Ingredients 

Using a whisk, gently stir all of the ingredients together until combined, keeping the egg mixture fluffy.

4. Pour Batter and Bake

Pour your batter into the prepared baking dish and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick slides out clean.