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Best Classic Brownie Recipe made with basic ingredients and baked to fudgy, chocolate perfection! The easy chocolate frosting is amazing. These really are the BEST BROWNIES ever!
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Best Brownie Recipe

Best Brownie Recipe is made with basic ingredients and frosted with chocolate perfection, these homemade brownies are really the BEST BROWNIES EVER!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chocolate, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best brownie recipe, brownie recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 292kcal


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 TBSP milk
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Easy Chocolate Frosting

  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 TBSP milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Whisk together sugar and butter. Add eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder and milk and whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in flour, salt and mini chocolate chips, stirring until flour is well incorporated.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, until brownies are set. Remove from oven and let cool for 20 minutes before frosting.
  • To make chocolate frosting: Combine butter, chocolate chips and milk in a bowl. Microwave for 45 seconds. Add powdered sugar and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour frosting over warm brownies. Let cool to set.


To cut perfectly pretty brownies, stick them in the freezer for 20 minutes after cooling. Frost the brownies, then place them back in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Slice with a thin, sharp knife.


Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.8mg