Chocolate Brownie Recipe

The Best Chocolate Brownie Recipe - Plus A Healthier Version Too!

These chocolate brownies really are to die for! An American girlfriend gave me the recipe 20 years ago now, and every time I make them people rave over them!

Melt the butter and chocolate together in a double pan.
Whisk the eggs and vanilla essence together.
Mix remaining dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix, then add the melted butter and chocolate and mix well.

Bake in a 19cm square or similar pan at a moderate temperature (180 Celsius) for 30 minutes.

And for a Healthier Take on the Best Chocolate Brownies...

I have experimented a bit and managed to add a couple of healthy ingredients into this recipe without my children or husband even realizing they were there!

Use the above recipe but into the dry mixture add ¼ cup wheat germ and ¼ cup of finely ground linseeds!

Wheat germ is rich in vitamin E, magnesium, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, thiamine, and zinc. It is also a source of coenzyme Q10 and PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid).

Linseeds are a good source of fibre and omega 3 fatty acids. They have anti-cancer effects and may help manage menopausal symptoms. They can prevent and relieve constipation as well as soothe digestion.


Good Luck and Enjoy!

By Mel

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"hello i find that very helpful and i am going to try it but can you make them using hot chocolate powered instead of dark chocolate "

livvy xx

"This is the best recipe I've tried for Brownies, Brilliant thank you!!!"

H. atkins

"After looking through many chocolate brownie recipes online, I finally decided to try this one. This is the first time I've properly attempted to make chocolate brownies, the recipe was so easy to follow and I cant wait for the results. I'll comment again when me and family have tasted them :)"

Bonita Martin, Sheffield, UK

"these are fantastic!:) thanks!"


"i bet a load of other people that used this recipie loved them and just were too lazy to leave a comment on how great they are!!"


"These are actually the nicest brownies ever! and I can't even cook good stuff, high five : )"


"really nice"

Dadvid brooks

"I just made this and ur right, its the nicest recipe ever!! :) thank you!!!!"

steph from Colchester