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Simple Quick Easy Brownies

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I normally use Snowflake Creations premix for brownies but today I checked for a simple recipe online and made these Simple Quick Easy Brownies, and only added pecans to it, and believe me it’s absolutely delicious.

Chocolate brownie

A chocolate brownie or simply a brownie is a square or rectangular chocolate-baked confection. Brownies come in a variety of forms and may be either fudgy or cakey, depending on their density. Brownies often, but not always, have glossy “skin” on their upper crust.

What makes brownies fudgy?

Fudgy brownies have a higher fat-to-flour ratio than cakey ones. In order to get that, you need to add more fat, and in this case, butter and chocolate. A cakey batch has more flour and relies on baking powder for leavening. The amount of sugar and eggs does not change whether you’re going fudgy or cakey

Yield: 16 blocks depending on size

Simple Quick Easy Brownies

an image of 4 cubes of Simple Brownies with pecans on a white platter

Jennifer said she normally uses Snowflake Creations premix for brownies but today she checked for a simple recipe online and added pecans to it, and it's absolutely delicious.


  • 1½ cup flour (375 ml)
  • 1 tsp baking powder (5ml)
  • ½ tsp salt (2.5ml)
  • 1 cup butter, melted (250ml)
  • 2 tablespoons oil (10ml)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (5ml)
  • ½ cup cocoa powder (125ml)
  • 1 cup sugar (250ml)


  • 2 slabs plain chocolate, broken
  • ½ cup fresh cream (125ml)


  1. Mix melted butter and sugar together
  2. Add oil, mix
  3. Add eggs and vanilla essence
  4. Beat well
  5. Sift in the rest of the ingredients
  6. Add the pecans
  7. Mix until combined
  8. Place in a well-greased baking tin
  9. Bake at 180C / 375F for 20 to 25 minutes


Heat cream in a pot on medium heat

Once it starts to simmer, pour it over the chocolate

Mix until well combined

Allow cooling

Pour over cooled, sliced brownies


Prepared, tried, and tested by Jennifer from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs

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Nutrition Information



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Amount Per Serving Calories 263Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 74mgSodium 211mgCarbohydrates 24gFiber 1gSugar 13gProtein 3g

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