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Chocolate Brownie

By Chelsea Sugar
Chocolate Brownie
  • 52 reviews

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep time 15 mins
  • Cooking time 30 mins
  • Serves

    250g butter
    ½ cup cocoa
    1 ½ cups Chelsea White Sugar
    4 eggs
    1 cup flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp vanilla essence


    Preheat oven to 180°C bake. Line an 18 x 28cm sponge roll tin with baking paper.
    Melt butter in a saucepan large enough to mix all ingredients in. Mix in cocoa, remove from heat and stir in Chelsea White Sugar.
    Add eggs and mix well, then add vanilla essence. Sift in flour and baking powder and mix to combine. Pour into prepared tin.
    Bake for 25-30 minutes or until brownie springs back when touched lightly.

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Average Rating
(52 reviews)

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Makes more of a cake brownie hybrid. Nothing like the picture, very disappointed as I was hoping for something like the picture.

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Best brownie I've made so nice and everyone loves them. Also so easy and quick.

Very nice, it turned out great love this, hahaha btw my name is chelsea too hehe xx

It taste great but is on the cakey sure and looks nothing like the picture.

I'm really disappointed with how it turned out it was basically a chocolate cake and did NOT taste like a brownie and looked nothing like the picture I'm very disappointed

This comes out like a normal chocolate cake which is dissapointing


It's delicious however I did tweak up the recipe. Instead of using white sugar I used 1 cup of brown sugar, 3 eggs instead of 4 and less flour . I preheated the oven 180 cooked it for 25 min . It was yummy and moreish!! I think if I tweaked it even more by adding less egg and butter maybe flour and add in choc buttons it would be a success as a more of a browny rather a cake.

Perfection in a bowl! Don't forget the vanilla ice cream ;)

This brownie is a firm favourite in our house and super easy to make.

I love this brownie recipe! It was easy to prepare, and tasted great!

This is not brownie, rather, a pretty average bland chocolate cake. Very disapointed. There is no way to recreate the brownie as shown in the picture with this recipe.

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YUM! I always use this recipe now as it's the best one I have found. We love gooey ones so I just cook for less and comes out perfect every time.

Just made this brownie and it is SO good. Dusted with a little icing sugar, also added 1/2 cup chocolate chunks into the mixture. Can't stop eating it.

Kia Ora. I am 14 years old and I love baking, especially for my friends!!!
I remember trying to look for the perfect brownie recipe to impress my mates and I had finally found it. They love the brownies and they always want me to make them. They loved them soo much, I had run out of ingredients when I was about to make some more.
You really have to try them, they are DIVINE!!!! I recommend using 1 cup of sugar because you don't really need the other half.
Please try them because I bet every single person who tries these brownies will have no ingredients left to make more :) (PS If you like gooey brownies, do not make these).

This is not a brownie but a cake. Nice but disappointing when you really wanted a brownie !

Brownie can be made gooey or cakey, very easy to make GF as well.

This brownie is amazing i will make this again!!!

It was a great recipe and everyone LOVED it.

This recipe is awesome , Even My fussy child will eat it and share it I'll definetely make it again. Thank you

Average chocolate cake, not a brownie. I don't know how these ingredients could have made a brownie like in the picture.

I halved the recipe and whipped it up for a rainy afternoon treat. The best part about this (apart from the taste) is that I had everything in my cupboard already - no need to traipse down to the dairy for chocolate drops or walnuts

It was delicious and i will definitely make it again

Very nice as a cake but not as a brownie. It has the flavour of a brownie but has the consistency of a cake. I prefer a more fudgy brownie, this one is fluffy

it was ok but is was like a cake

i love it kit sounded so good thats why i chose it

Just an average chocolate cake, not so much a brownie

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Loved this recipe, I used 1 cup of sugar instead of the recommended and added white chocolate sisters colleagues enjoyed eating them as we all did..Many Thanks ; )

Was pretty yum, but it was definitely cakey and i would suggest making a different recipe with chocolate chips if you enjoy a brownie that is more dense :D

It's a nice moist ''cake' but not a 'chocolate brownie ' at all.
Use Chelsea brown sugar instead of white sugar add 3/4 cup of chocolate chips to receipe.

Tastes ok, but agree with the reviewer that states this is cake, not brownie. Not dense and chewy like brownie, and like photo looks. Also tastes a bit "eggy"

You have 2 different recipes and this one was cake not brownie. And the taste was bland wasnt pleasant.

Absolutely adore this recipe. It was successful on my first try! My family loved it! I added in a cheeky bit of peanut butter too. It was really easy to follow for a person like me, who has no idea how to cook. Hahahaha. 10/10!!

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loved this recipe gone in my family in the first hour

I loved the brownie !! so moist and delicious. i added whit chocolate chips which was nice to

Really Good recipe.

This is the best recipe ever I have cooked this many times for my family and its all gone very quick I really recommend this recipe.

Made this recipe after work for school lunches, definate winner, kids had some after dinner, absolutely loved it! Quick and easy ... will make again! Thanks Chelsea

This was such an amazing recipe, so easy and simple to make for family and friends, 10/10 for me, just marvelous!

We made these with 1 and 1/2 block of whitikers chocolate, 1 cup of cocoa and only 1 and a 1/2 cups of sugar instead of 3. It was amazing and the vanilla ice cream toped it off perfectly!! :)


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Love it, easy to make.. moko`s enjoy making this with their nan. Great recipe for them and all nan does is the egg beating. Thank you.

Omg it was amazing and simple to make :)

Super easy to make and tastes delicious. Definitely top of my list. Will now try more recipes on this site.

Jst made dis 4 me n my boy. He luved tha consitancy it was zamazin. He ate all da brownies in 6 days lol. Wuhu, chur 2 chelsa 4 ur amazin recpe i will deff be using dis again xx

It was really delicious. BEST RECIPE EVER!!!!!

Really great, and SO easy / clean up easy too... made it with the kids, it was an absolute hit for school and work lunches and also a yummy pudding with a bit of icecream :)

Ill let you know in 15 minutes !!!

Awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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