As Fiancébot told me when I mentioned I would make brownies today, “either you like fudgy brownies, or you’re wrong”. If you are not a fan of chocolate, a.) I’m sorry for whatever happened to make you feel that way and b.) this recipe is not for you. These double chocolate, next level brownies are not for the casual chocolate fan. There are two – TWO! – kinds of chocolate in these bad boys, and instead of butter the recipe calls for oil to up the fudge factor. If you need something for a Valentine’s Day dessert, or maybe you just want a better vessel for your chocolate to mouth delivery, look no further.
As a note – you can cut the recipe in half and use an 8×8 pan if you don’t want that many brownies laying around and making trouble.
Double Chocolate Brownies
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2/3 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup flour
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided into 1 cup portions
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour (or Baker’s Joy!) a 9×13 baking pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine oil and sugar until blended
- Add the eggs and vanilla to the mixture, stir together until it is just combined
- In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder, and cocoa powder. Be sure to sift the cocoa powder to get rid of any clumps, as that will make for a much smoother batter (and a better brownie!)
- Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until the batter is shiny and smooth. After the batter is combined, add 1 cup of the chocolate chips and stir until evenly distributed
- Pour the batter into your prepared 9×13 pan, and sprinkle with the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips
- Bake for 25-35 minutes, rotating halfway through baking. If you prefer your brownies a little underdone, take them out closer to the 25-30 minute mark
- Allow the brownies to cool completely in the pan, then cut them into 24-36 squares depending on how small you want them.
There you have it, folks. An impressive AF but simple recipe for fudgy chocolatey goodness. Serve them with a glass of milk, or coffee, or coffee with booze, or if you’re REALLY great at life you can heat them back up for 10-15 seconds in the microwave and cover them with ice cream. Your move, friends.