Classic Fudge Chocolate Brownie Recipe


  • 1.25 Cups Unsalted Butter – melted (For Dairy Free Substitution use 1.25 Cups of Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (about 8oz.) – melted
  • 1.75 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour (For Gluten Free Substitution use King Arthur Measure to Measure Flour)
  • 1.5 Cups Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder


Pre-heat oven to 325. Prepare and grease a 9 X 13 Backing Pan. Melt chocolate and butter together in a double boiler on the stove just until melted (the microwave will work as well at 30 second intervals mixing between until melted) set aside to cool slightly. Sift flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and set aside. Place sugar and melted butter/chocolate in a mixer and mix until fully combined. Add vanilla extract. Add eggs, one at a time scraping the bowl with a spatula between each addition. Finally, add your dry ingredients and mix with a paddle attachment until fully mixed. Place the brownie batter in the baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the brownies cool on the counter for at least 30 minutes before cutting. This will probably be the longest 30 minutes of waiting the enjoy your special treat!

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About the Baker


Meet the Baker: Andrea Maranville is a self taught cook and baker from Sherrill, N.Y. What started as a hobby quickly turned into a passion for baking. In 2018, she got her big break in the baking world after competing on ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show – Holiday Edition.” It was there that she competed in 18 baking challenges and finished in the top three. Now Andrea has taken her passion for baking and turned it into her own business, Silver City Baking Company. Andrea also writes her own food blog Sweet Life of a Baker, where you can follow her story and view more of her recipes.

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