chocolate brownie

  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 250g butter, chopped 
  • 1¾ cups (310g) brown sugar 
  • 4 eggs
    ⅓ cup (35g) cocoa powder, sifted 
  • 1¼ cups (185g) plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted 
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (325ºF). Place the chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat and stir until smooth. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Place the sugar, eggs, cocoa, flour and baking powder in a bowl. Add the chocolate mixture and mix until combined. Pour into a 20cm-square slice tin lined with non-stick baking paper. Bake for 50 minutes or until an inserted skewer withdraws clean. Allow to cool slightly in the tin before slicing. Serve warm or cold. Makes 16 slices.


Reader ratings (0)
donna hay team

Hi Barbara, we haven’t tested the recipe using those ingredients before, which makes it hard to advise where the issue is coming from. Maybe try decreasing the vegan butter by 25g to see if that makes the texture better. Hope that helps!

Barbara Ryan

I love this recipe!!! However l have tried a few times to create a “vegan” version of these lovely brownies for my daughter but they always turn out super oily. I use vegan butter (as a butter replacement) and flax eggs (as egg replacements). Any suggestions? I’m trying to create vegan versions of your recipes.

Beverley Drew

I meant to give this 5 stars! Easy recipe & very delicious. Thanks Donna!

Caitlin B

Delicious! Tastes even better with raspberries on top.

Samantha Eaton

I love this recipe, I add chunks of chocolate and pull it out about 8-10 mins early so it remains fudgey - it looks underdone but firms up a bit as it cools

Tiffany Grantham

Yes I agree with the below 2 comments it’s more of a chocolate cake than the traditional brownie but still yummy.

kyla walton

i think the same as laura - still yum tho smile

Laura M

Taste like brownies but the texture is like cake, not the recipe if you want soft, fudge type brownies

Marjorie Wilson

Best brownie recipe ever! It’s so good I’m now famous among my friends for my brownie. I like to add walnuts to mine though. Once you try this recipe you will never need to look at another brownie recipe again!





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