Classic Brownies

Brownies are a classic dessert that has been enjoyed by many for generations. They are simple to make and can be enjoyed in countless ways. The classic brownie recipe is a must-have in any home cook's recipe collection. It yields delicious, rich, and fudgy brownies that are sure to please any chocolate lover.

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour an 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in the sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the cocoa powder, flour, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, stirring until well blended.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Let the brownies cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove them from the pan and let them cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Once cooled, cut the brownies into squares and serve.
These classic brownies can be enjoyed on their own or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. They can also be topped with chocolate chips, nuts, or frosting for a more decadent treat. They are easy to make and perfect for any occasion, whether it's a family gathering or a weekend treat. Enjoy your delicious classic brownies!