Try our best chocolate brownie recipes. We have expert tips on how to make brownies – from classic, to chocolate and peanut butter, and indulgent salted maple brownies.


Ever had a blondie, the white chocolate version? We have recipes for Custard Cream, caramel banana varieties and epic Jammie Dodgers blondies. Or try our classic blondies here.

Whether you're baking brownies for a bake sale, a special birthday or simply to enjoy with a cup of tea, you're sure to find the best recipe here…

Best brownies recipes

Classic chocolate brownies

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.

Classic Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Terry’s Chocolate Orange brownies

What could be better than scoffing a Terry's Chocolate Orange? Adding it to a brownie batter, of course! Try our deliciously decadent recipe today.

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Chocolate Orange Brownies Recipe

Sourdough brownies

Put your sourdough starter discard to good use with these rich, gooey brownies – the richness is offset by crunchy salted pretzels and a pinch of sea salt.

Squares of chocolate brownies topped with pretzels, sat on a teal blue background

Baileys brownies

An irresistible brownie laced with Baileys and covered in an extra special layer of dark chocolate fudge.

Baileys Brownies on hexagonal platters with baubles on the side

Guinness brownies

Sweet, yet subtly bitter, these crowd-pleasing Guinness brownies feature a generous glug of stout with homemade caramel swirled through. So good and so gooey, they might just become your new go-to brownie.

Squares of chocolate brownie against a pink background

Turkish delight pan brownies

Spoon these melting, turkish-delight-spiked brownies straight from the pan and serve with generous dollops of ice cream.

Chocolate Brownie Recipe with Turkish Delight

Tahini brownies

Give your brownies a Middle Eastern twist with an indulgent salted tahini buttercream topping.

Squares of brown chocolate brownies topped with cream buttercream sat on a metal cooling tray

Salted maple brownies

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.

Chocolate peanut butter brownies with fudge

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.

Peanut butter brownies

Wagon Wheel brownies

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.

Wagon Wheel Brownie

Bourbon biscuit brownies

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...

Bourbon Biscuit Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Black forest brownies

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.

Black Forest Brownies Recipe

Grasshopper squares (mint chocolate brownies)

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.

Grasshopper Squares - Mint Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Best alternative brownies recipes

Vegan 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!

Vegan Brownies Recipe

Sweet potato brownies

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...

Sweet potato brownies

Best blondies recipes

Baileys pecan blondies

Take your blondies up a notch and top with a white chocolate Baileys ganache to give them a boozy, festive boost.

Pecan Blondies Recipe with Baileys

PBJ blondies

Buttery, nutty and incredibly moreish, these next-level blondies will be a hit with the whole family.

Peanut Butter Blondie Recipe

Salted caramel and pear blondies

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.

Salted Caramel Blondie Recipe with Pears

Jammie Dodgers blondies

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.

White Chocolate Blondie Recipe with Jammie Dodgers

Custard cream blondies

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.

Custard Cream Blondies Recipe

Caramel banana blondies

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.

Caramel Banana Blondies Recipe

Cherry blondie tart

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.

Cherry blondie tart recipe

Best brownie cake and dessert recipes

Creme Egg brownie cake

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)!

Creme Egg Brownie Cake Recipe

Malted brownies with sea salt

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.

Malted Horlicks Brownies Recipe with Sea Salt

Chocolate and ginger brownie cake

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 and Ginger Brownie Cake Recipe

Chocolate meringue brownie cakes

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...

Chocolate Brownies Recipe with Meringue

Chocolate brownie pecan tart

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.

Chocolate Brownie Pecan Tart Recipe

Ben's Canteen chocolate and peanut butter brownies

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.

Ben's Canteen Chocolate And Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

Raspberry and chocolate brownie cakes

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.

Raspberry and Chocolate Brownie Cakes Recipe

If you're making the best brownies, you will need tips on melting chocolate. Read our expert chocolate guide here.

Chocolate guide


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