Homemade Chocolate Brownies

I was craving chocolate last night and didn’t feel like heading out to the store since I always have the baking essentials in my cupboards I decided that I would bake something delicious. I decided to make brownies from scratch.

My preference for desserts is making them at home. I had never made brownies, other than from a box. It couldn’t be that much different than a chocolate cake, right? Well, it was just as easy and less work.

Homemade brownies

Homemade Chocolate Brownies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8×8 or 9×9 square baking pan with parchment paper or use non stick cooking spray. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan melt the butter on medium heat, add the granulated sugar and extract. Stir well. Remove pan from heat and stir in the cocoa powder.

In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Pour the chocolate mixture into the bowl and whisk in with the eggs until well combined. Stir in the flour and walnuts

Home Made Chocolate Brownies

made from scratch brownies
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 squares

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup cocoa unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2-1 cup Walnuts optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan with parchment paper or use non stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan melt the butter on medium heat, add the granulated sugar and extract. Stir well. Remove pan from heat and stir in the cocoa powder.

  3. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Pour the chocolate mixture into the bowl and whisk in with the eggs until well combined. Stir in the flour and walnuts
  4. Pour batter into the previously prepared baking pan and bake for 30-40 minutes. Cool completely. Remove brownies from the pan and cut the brownies into serving size pieces. They can be stored for a few days, if they last.

Recipe Notes

My brownies didn’t make it through the night, there were none for today, even though they can last a few days in an airtight container. Enjoy!!


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