Classic Brownies

by Elisa Pecorari

Classic Brownies

Brownie and Chocolate lovers, this recipe is for you! It's a tried and true classic that never disappoints. Keep reading to reveal our Classic Brownies recipe here below and don't forget to get your baking supplies on our bakeware page. 

SERVINGS 8 servings PREP TIME 20 mins COOK TIME 20 mins TOTAL TIME  40 min


  • Square Pan 8"
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Set of 3 Cooling Rack


  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 Cups Dark chocolate chips, divided 
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Baking powder
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F
  2. Grease a square pan. Line the pan with parchment paper and grease it as well.
  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine 1 cup chocolate chips and butter. Microwave for about 30 seconds and stir. Repeat until the chocolate is melted completely.
  4. Add the sugar and eggs to the melted chocolate and whisk until well incorporated. 
  5. Add the vanilla extract, flour, baking powder, and cocoa powder. Whisk until everything is well incorporated and you don't see any lumps. 
  6. Fold in the rest of the chocolate chips into the brownie batter.
  7. Pour the mixture over the parchment paper in the baking pan and bake for about 20 - 25 minutes. To check the doneness, insert a toothpick in the middle of the mix. If it comes out clean, you are good to go.
  8. Place the brownie base on a cooling rack until it reaches room temperature.

Gluten-Free & Plant-Based Options

Notes: For Gluten-Free brownies use the blend below instead of the all-purpose flour. Mix the ingredients before you add them to the brownie mix. Also, make sure to use Gluten-Free Oreo Cookies. 

  • 1 ⅓ Cup Chickpea Flour 
  • ¾ Cup Almond Flour
  • ¼ Cup Potato Starch 
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt 
  • ½ tsp Xanthan Gum 

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