This recipe is deceptively light in calories!

The Best Homemade Brownies

Creating a beautiful and delicious brownie stack is easier than you would think and tastes as good as any Bakery treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Brownie Dessert, The Best Homemade Brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1/2 c butter melted then cooled
  • 1 c granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Melt butter and set aside to cool slightly.
  2. Sift together all dry ingredients in a medium bowl. (You may need to sift twice)
  3. Place into a jar or airtight container.
  4. In a small bowl, beat two eggs with the vanilla. Pour into dry ingredients and gently stir.
  5. Pour the melted butter into brownie mixture and mix until just incorporated.
  6. Spread batter in a prepared 9-inch cake pan and bake for 22-25 minutes at 350 degrees.