This is the best brownie recipe ever. They are super easy with just a few tricks to make these brownies special.
Keyword Brownies, Chocolate
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
1 ¼cupscake flour
6ozdark chocolate (70%-85%)chopped or broken into small pieces
2 ¼cupsbrown sugarlight or dark is fine
2cupsassorted mix-ins (nuts, chocolate chips, etc.)your choice. be creative!
Preheat your oven to 325F degrees.
Prepare a 9×13 baking pan by lining it with a foil sling and then spray the pan and sling with non-stick cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together.
Place the chocolate and butter in a large glass bowl and melt in the microwave. Microwave in 30 second increments until chocolate is almost totally melted. Let sit for a few minutes to cool slightly (any remaining small pieces of chocolate will melt in this time.) Then whisk in brown sugar and mix well. Then add the eggs and whisk until combined and smooth. Finally, whisk in the vanilla.
Fold the dry ingredients (flour mixture) into the chocolate. Fold just until incorporated. There may be a few slight streaks of flour and that's fine. Don't over mix.
Fold the mix-ins of your choice to the batter; give it a few quick stirs to combine.
Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and smooth out until it’s in an even layer.
Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few crumbs attached.
Cool for 4-6 hours (overnight is best if you can for a clean cut!) Use the sling to pull the brownies from the pan and cut into equal squares.
You can use up to 2 cups of mix-ins. I like butterscotch chips and nuts; or chocolate chips; or toffee bits! This is where you can get really creative.
Really, truly let these cool for at least 4 hours. It will making cutting them into perfect bars so easy! I almost always let them cool over night!