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Homemade Brownies

The Best Homemade Fudgy Brownie Recipe

Better Baker Club
 These brownies are made the old-fashioned way with one bowl and mixed by hand. They only take a few minutes to make and there's also a good chance you already have the ingredients available.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Servings 9


  • 4 oz Butter 8 Tbsp, 113g
  • 4 oz Semi-sweet chocolate chips 2/3 cup, 113g
  • 2 ea Eggs Large, room temperature
  • 1 ea Egg yolk Discard white
  • 8 oz Granulated sugar 1 cup, 226g
  • 2.5 oz Powdered sugar 1/2 cup, 70g
  • 1.5 oz Cocoa powder 1/2 cup, 50g
  • 2.5 oz Vegetable oil 1/3 cup. 70g
  • 3 oz All-purpose flour 1/2 cup, 85g
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 2.6g
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda 1 g
  • 1 tsp Vanilla 4g


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Coat a non-stick 9 x 9 -inch baking pan with pan spray and line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Measure both sugar measurements into a medium bowl. Whisk together. Set aside.
  • In a microwave, melt the butter and chocolate together in a glass bowl on low heat for 30 seconds. Stir and microwave for another 30 seconds. Continue until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is very warm.
  • Add the melted butter and chocolate mixture to the sugar mixture. Stir by hand for approximatelty one minute to help dissolve the sugar.
  • Add the vanilla, oil, eggs, and egg yolk. Stir the mixture until it is silky and thick, about 3 minutes. This is how the shiny tops are formed so be sure to stir for the full 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until you can no longer see any dry flour spots.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared 9 x 9- inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean, but moist.
  • .Allow the brownies to cool completely before cutting into 9 equal pieces.