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Homemade Brownie Recipe

Homemade from scratch, these are THE perfect brownies. Moist and not too sweet, they're a perfect go-to dessert for any chocolate lover.
Course Dessert / Treat
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups flour


  • Pour the melted butter into a large mixing bowl, then pour in the sugar.
  • Mix the sugar and butter until well combined, then start adding in the eggs, but one egg at a time.
  • Next, add in the unsweetened cocoa, and mix until well incorporated.
  • Gradually add the flour into the bowl, then add in the vanilla extract.
  • Mix the brownie mix until it is smooth, and lump free.
  • Spray a 8 x 8 pan with baking spray ( you can also use parchment paper).
  • Pour in the brownie batter into the pan, and smooth it out to make sure it's even.
  • Bake the brownies on 350 F for about 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Remove the brownies from the pan, and place it on a cooling rack.
  • Once the brownies reach room temperature, cut them, and serve.