Learn how to make this Easy Homemade Brownies Recipe for a quick dessert any day of the week. This fudgy brownie recipe is oh so yummy and budget friendly.
Easy Homemade Brownies Recipe
These brownies are melt in your mouth delicious! You will love how easy they are to make and how amazing they taste.
As many of you know, I’m not the best baker in the world. I can cook up a mean dinner, but when it comes to baking, I’m more of a “follow directions on the box” kind of girl. 😉
This recipe is simple and easy that anyone can quickly make these tasty brownies. The kids love to help and we have the best time in the kitchen baking together.
This fudgy brownie recipe is frugal too!
Brownie mixes are not on sale very often, so I had to come up with a more frugal way to enjoy brownies after dinner. I finally decided to make my own Homemade brownie recipe.
I can make up a batch of these brownies for under $.50. If I get the ingredients on sale, this recipe is even cheaper!
This recipe is for an 8×8 pan, so it is perfect for my family. That way we don’t have much left overs.
The kids love them. Every time we have made them, they have been fabulous. This is your fail-proof brownie recipe.
Now you can easily convert this recipe into a 9×13 pan if you need to feed a crowd. Just double the recipe!
If the kids have friends over or we are sharing with our neighbors, I double the recipe so we can have enough. It is simple and comes out perfectly every time.
What all do I need to make these easy fudgy brownies?
- vanilla extract
- cocoa powder
- all-purpose flour
- salt and baking powder
Once you start making these easy brownies at home, you will see how simple and delicious they are! They are inexpensive to make and so easy.
How do you make Chocolate Brownies from scratch?
Stir the sugar, eggs and vanilla in the melted butter. I usually melt the butter quickly on the stove top or microwave.
Add in the cocoa, flour, salt and other dry ingredients.
Mix all ingredients together.
Spread the batter into the baking pan.
Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Enjoy!
Now that you know how to make homemade brownies, it so easy!
I doubt you will ever buy store bought again. Those box mix brownies can’t compete with these brownies from scratch.
If you are looking for a good brownie recipe, this is such an easy and tasty one to try. Yum!
You can make these Ultimate Homemade Brownies tons of different ways to jazz them up:
Add semi sweet chocolate chip to the brownie batter.
- Try white chocolate chips in the batter.
- Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownies by adding peanut butter morsels.
- Make Cheesecake Brownies.
- Top the brownies with chocolate frosting or this delicious Vanilla Buttercream frosting.
- Make Mini Brownies with this Mini Muffin Brownies Recipe – these are delicious and perfect for lunch boxes. Oh and they freeze great.
- Marble Brownies – oh my these are good!
- Milky Way Brownie Recipe – add in your favorite candy bar for an even better treat.
- Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of the brownies. This looks so pretty!
- Add nuts to this brownie recipe. I like to get a bag of these dry walnuts or you can use peanuts, pecans or whatever you prefer.
This is a wonderful base recipe for brownies that taste pretty awesome just as they are. However, try adding some of these ideas for even more fabulous brownie ideas.
Get creative and let us know what delicious add on ideas you tried. This recipe is so wonderful and we just love using it year round.
Everyone will love these Homemade Brownies with cocoa powder!
Your family will enjoy eating these yummy brownies and you will love how easy and budget friendly they are. Whip up a batch of these brownies any day of the week in just minute.
They take hardly any time to make and are so frugal to put together. Make these for your family, class parties, gatherings and more.
Everyone will love these. We have even made them for birthdays because my kids love them so much!
Make Brownie Sundaes with this moist brownie recipe.
Another fun way to eat these delicious homemade brownies is to serve then with ice cream! We like to heat the brownie up a little or do this when they are just coming out of the oven.
Serve with ice cream on top and oh my! It is amazing!
Drizzle a little chocolate syrup or caramel sauce. Oh my why not try both! So good!
I love this trio of Ghirardelli Squeeze Bottles. You get Caramel, Chocolate and White Chocolate. Can you tell we love brownies around here?
Add a few walnuts in syrup drizzled on top of this brownie sundae and you have a really decadent and amazing dessert everyone will go crazy for.
This box brownie recipe is better than any mix from the store. It is so delicious and such an easy recipe to make batches of brownies!
We love this Fudgy brownie recipe cocoa powder dessert idea for any occasion!
Since this recipe is so simple, I don’t mind making it often for the kids. I typically always have the ingredients already in the pantry so it is very simple to make in a pinch.
We have even had unexpected guests come over and I needed something sweet to serve at the last minute. This easy brownie recipe saved the day and my guests could not believe that I made brownies from scratch.
It is easy to make yummy desserts with recipes like this and you can rest easy knowing it did not cost much at all to make.
Make sure you have a good pan to make these Homemade Chewy Brownies.
I also like to use parchment paper when I bake. It helps make clean up easy.
They will get used a lot if you bake.
Can you make brownies without butter or oil?
You can try substituting apple sauce for the butter or oil in this recipe. The brownies will be healthier and the apple sauce makes the recipe moist and yummy.
The apple sauce blends well with the dutch processed cocoa powder and turns out wonderful.
Seriously, this recipe is the best and you can’t go wrong however you make it!
This is the best brownie recipe in the world!
You simply can’t go wrong when you make this simple and easy brownie recipe. They make such a delicious and frugal dessert idea.
We also like to make these for after school snacks and lunch box treats. I like to make a big batch of dry brownie mix and keep it in my pantry.
It’s perfect to make brownies whenever you may need to or want to. 🙂 It sure does make it easy!
You can also make a batch of brownies easily and quickly for friends, neighbors, teacher appreciation and more! Everyone always love a homemade treat and these brownies do not disappoint.
We always seem to have a lot of people over and the kids bring their friends. Of course they get hungry so it helps having quick things like to prepare.
They make the best snack and they are so quick and easy to make. Plus, I don’t have to feel like I’m spending too much money because they are so cheap to make.
This recipe is a win all around! Plus, everyone thinks it is pretty cool they get to enjoy brownies that are made from scratch around here.
Print this Homemade Brownie Recipe below:
This Easy Homemade Brownie Recipe is so simple to make and very frugal. Your family will go crazy for this fudge brownie recipe. Try homemade brownies!
- ½ cup butter melted you can use ¼ cup of butter and it will still be yummy
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup all-purpose flour you can use ¼ cup whole wheat and ¼ cup of regular flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square pan. (you can flour it too, but I don't)
Stir sugar, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in the melted butter. Beat in ? cup cocoa, ½ cup flour, salt, and baking powder by hand.
Spread batter into pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before cutting.
If you love brownies and you love cookies, you must try making Brownie Cookies. They are so rich and decadent while being incredibly simple to make.