Best brownies recipes
A classic, gooey chocolate brownie recipe that can be ramped up with added ingredients (we’ve included three suggestions in the recipe). Our recipe uses a square tin, but you can use an oblong or even round cake tin provided it is roughly the same size – just keep an eye on the brownie, you may need slightly less or more time than the recipe states.
Our top chocolate brownie recipe is made extra indulgent with sea salt and maple. This recipe is really easy to make but looks impressive and delivers big flavours. Combine sweet and salty flavours in our baking recipes, here...
A foolproof traditional brownie recipe topped with indulgent peanut butter fudge. These easy decadent brownies are the ideal dinner party treat. Here are our favourite peanut butter recipes to try.
We are going old-school with these knockout jammie Wagon Wheel brownies. Wagon Wheels are one of everyone’s favourite lunch box treats, so we decided it was time to bring back this retro biscuit with a bit more va va voom.
What's better than a chocolate Bourbon biscuit? Chocolate Bourbon brownies! This is one of our favourite recipes – trust us, you'll need to make a double batch. If you fancy using some more of your favourite biscuits and chocolate bars in your baking, check out our collection of other exciting chocolate recipes, here...
Black forest brownies combine two of our favourite sweet treats. This brownie/black forest gâteau mash-up is boozy, cherry-studded, chocolatey heaven. Add a big dollop of kirsch spiked cream if you can handle it.
Imagine an After Eight in a delicious brownie. These mint and brownie layered bars use dark chocolate for a more grown-up flavour, perfect for an after-dinner treat. This recipe makes 9 chocolate brownies.
Best alternative brownies
Bake a batch of our decadent chocolate brownies for an indulgent vegan treat. Our unique recipe is super chocolaty so vegan and non-vegan friends and family will all love it!
Sweet potatoes add natural sweetness so you need to use less sugar than a regular brownie recipe. It also makes the texture incredibly fudgy. Check out our other chocolate recipes here...
Best blondies recipes
Check out our moreish blondies with salted caramel and pears. Whip these up in under an hour for an easy treat to serve friends or family.
Make our super easy, super fun blondies using a children's classic biscuit, Jammie Dodgers. These fudgy, moreish white chocolate blondies are a great alternative to a traditional chocolate brownie, and will go perfectly with your afternoon cuppa.
Ever thought of adding custard creams to your blondie mixture? It's genius! Have a go this weekend and let us know how you get on.
This easy tray bake is packed with banana and rich caramel. Serve at teatime or warm with a scoop of ice-cream for pudding. For more easy tray bake recipe ideas, click here.
A delicious recipe for a chocolate tart, but with a blondie twist. Ready-made pastry makes this blondie recipe easy, but it's still special enough to serve friends and family. Cherries and white chocolate are a surprisingly good combo.
Best brownie cake and dessert recipes
Chocolate cake + Cadbury's Creme Eggs = HEAVEN. Whip up our chocolate traybake for a special Easter treat, or make it any time of the year (we certainly do)! Looking for other chocolate cake recipes? Check out other indulgent recipes here...
The malted element to these brownies add another dimension, making them even more indulgent and irresistibly gooey than usual. Serve with a scoop of ice cream for a decadent dessert at a dinner party or for your own personal enjoyment.
A stupendous cake for tea, our chocolate brownie cake has chopped preserved ginger in the mix to give it an extra spice and a bit of a grown-up twist to really impress.
Chocolate brownies in cute cupcake form, topped with light and fluffy meringue for an extra special twist. Serve these easy brownies with tea and enjoy the compliments! More easy meringue recipes here...
What's better than a brownie? A chocolate brownie-filled tart with a crisp pecan topping. This rich dessert is easily made ahead if you are entertaining. Serve with creme fraiche or ice-cream.
When chocolate brownies are this heavenly, they can be eaten at any time of day. Here’s the must-try, easy recipe from Aussie brunch favourite, Ben’s Canteen in Battersea. Super easy to make, these can be cut into squares and popped in the lunchbox for a cheeky elevenses, or served with cream or ice cream for a decadent dessert.
Gooey and indulgent, chocolate brownies don’t need to be so square – you can use the mixture to make these fabulous cakes with added raspberries. These are quite delicate, so use a flexible 8–hole muffin tin (the rubbery ones), or line a rigid tin with paper cases.
If you're making the best brownies, you will need tips on melting chocolate. Read our expert chocolate guide here.
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