The Newest One Bowl Brownies takes the classic version to another level! Thicker, Richer, much More Chocolaty and Fudgy. With a nice tight crumb and just the right amount of Chewiness with Pockets of Melted Chocolate.
This is the kind you’ll need that glass of milk to accompany its amazingness. The kind that will leave you with guilty pleasure. If the mood strikes, go for it!
And as you take the first cut, you feel the thin shiny layer on the top crack as the knife moves through. You pick it up with your hand and the weight of the brownie gives you all the feels, this is going to be good!
How are these brownies different?
Visibly, you quickly see they are thicker. Compared to the original recipe, the addition of an extra egg aides in strengthening the weight of increased chocolate, 2 cups of chocolate, to be exact!
Using both white and brown sugar adds moisture without inhibiting the development of the tissue-thin crust. White sugar is recommended in the recipe to “dry out” the top to achieve the signature brownie characteristic of the “flaky crust.”
Over the years in baking and cooking, I’ve learned to not skimp out on the salt. A little goes a long way and less than a teaspoon gets the job done. Salt enhances flavors by providing extra depth while balancing the sweetness.
Why add chocolate chips AND cocoa powder?
Is there ever too much chocolate?! Just kidding. The answer is quite simple. Adding chocolate chips helps give a chewy texture and of course, that wonderful melty gooeyness when eaten warm. Whereas, cocoa powder elevates the richness of the chocolate flavor. Some brownie enthusiasts err from adding cocoa because they believe it will create cakey brownies. But if done right by having the correct proportion of liquid to dry ingredients, you can maintain the rich flavor without sacrificing its texture.
Two (2) Important Tips to Baking Brownies:
One thing I’ve learned about baking brownies… it’s okay to pull them from the oven a tad underbaked. Make sure it’s not raw, I don’t want to get in trouble with anyone but when it comes to chocolate, it’s best when it’s slightly underdone and now you have THE ultimate chewy brownie.
Think of how great it is when chocolate chip cookies are a bit underbaked. These tend to be the most unforgettable cookies, You know this is true because I bet anything, you just thought of that time you had that underbaked cookie, right? The same applies here. Baking science fact – once pulled out from the oven, the residual heat will continue baking the brownies. So it’s okay to pull out a minute or two early. 😉
Second thing, you better whip! If you want a shiny, tissue thin, flaky crust then you gotta go ham on whisking that egg. In step 3 of the recipe, it’s best to beat the egg mixture at least a minute. You don’t want it to be frothy but a solid minute should do the trick.
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Best One Bowl Brownies
- Total Time: 1 hour
- Yield: 9 1x
- Diet: Vegetarian
The Newest One-Bowl Brownies takes the classic version to another level! Thicker, Richer, much More Chocolaty and Fudgy. With a nice tight crumb and just the right amount of Chewiness with Pockets of Melted Chocolate.
- 10 tablespoons (140 grams) unsalted butter, sliced
- 2 cups (340 grams) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
- 3/4 cup (165 grams) brown sugar
- 3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup (40 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon (5 grams) pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 large eggs (150 grams)
- 3/4 cup (94 grams) all purpose flour
- Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line an 8×8 in (20×20 cm) baking pan with aluminum foil leaving excess foil hang over two opposite sides for easy removal. Grease and flour bottom and sides of the foil; set aside.
- In a medium bowl, melt butter and 1 cup (170 grams) of chocolate chips in microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds, stir. Repeat for another 30 seconds, stir until fully melted. If larger than pea size pieces remain, you may repeat heat for 10 seconds then stir. Residual heat will melt any butter or chocolate smaller than a pea.
- Whisk in both sugars and cocoa to cool the butter. Beat in vanilla, salt and 3 eggs vigorously for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Using a rubber spatula, fold in flour and remaining cup of chocolate chips. Keep folding and scraping the sides of the bowl until flour is blended in with the cocoa. Batter will be thick. Pour and spread evenly into the prepared pan.
- Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean or with a few dry crumbs. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing brownies to a wire rack to further cool. Cut into 9 squares. ENJOY!
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 40 minutes
- Category: Brownies
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: Best brownies, one bowl brownies, fudgy brownies, chewy
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33 thoughts on “Best One Bowl Brownies”
These look so gooey and delicious!
I agree! They are pretty amazing.
350 F is 175 deg celcius but you have mentioned 200 deg celcius. Which temperature to follow?
Oops! Good catch. It’s 175 Degrees Celsius. I rarely ever bake anything sweet greater than 350 F. Thanks for raising this question. I will update the recipe card.
These brownies look heavenly delicious! So soft fudgy and full of flavor. I will give this recipe a try. I simply MUST! 🙂
Yes! Give it a try and I’d love to know what you think.
My son will definitely love this One Bowl Brownies! This is mouthwatering!
I hope your son will love them as much as I did 🙂
Yum! This One Bowl Brownies is making me drool! Looks really delicious!
And they are!
Thanks, Chef Dennis 🙂
Great recipe. We have a long weekend coming up so it’s a great recipe for my daughter to rey.
That’s when I like to make them, on long weekends where I can enjoy them a little at a time each day!
Wow almost as easy as boxed brownies, but taste way better!
Trust me, so easy. When you can everything in one bowl and practically use one spatula or whisk to mix, it’s cake… or brownie! LOL
Who needs a box when homemade is so easy! Love the double chocolate too. YUM!
The double chocolate was the best decision I made in this upgraded version. Made a huge difference!
I love Brownies so much!! Definitely I will try these ones!
Please do! 🙂 I’d love to know your thought on them.
Thank you for sharing this simple brownie recipe, will definitely try it!
Awesome! Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on them!
You had me at fudgy! So good!
I’m a sucker for fudgy! LOL Glad you like them!
These brownies are so rich and fudgy! I also love that this is a one bowl recipe. Looking forward to trying it!
These look so rich and fudgy, can’t wait to try. Thanks!
This one bowl brownie was shear perfection. I am like you and like them chewy and slightly under baked. My family devoured these, Thanks!
This recipe for one bowl brownies looks so fudgy and delicious! I love a good brownie recipe, thanks for sharing!
your pics represent everything a brownie should look like!! Super moist and fudgy, just how I love them!
You can never have too many brownie recipes, so I’m adding this one to my files! That extra chocolate is calling my name! And one bowl recipes always have my attention.
What perfect brownies! They’re such a decadent treat and super easy to make. I can’t wait to find an excuse to make them again!
One bowl brownie sounds fantastic. A must try recipe for my lil one who is brownie lover. Yum
With everyone at home all day, I have noticed that we are getting through treats quicker than ever, so anything that keeps our sweet tooths happy is a good thing, and also I have noticed how many more times I am loading the dishwasher every day! Anything that can be done in one bowl and so cuts down on the washing up is a winner!
These are decadent and moist. I see nothing wrong with using two types of chocolate. Agree on pulling from the oven just before you think they are ready.
I love homemade, quick and easy options. These look rich, moist and gooey too.