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Rich Chocolate Brownies + Chocolate Recipe Roundup

Hi everyone! I hope you are doing well and that you are taking it slow this holiday season. We are off to Pennsylvania this week to celebrate Christmas with my Dad’s side of the family (so sad you can’t make it Dad – I know you are reading – you are one of my biggest supporters, thank you!) and if I could make all of these for everyone, I would! You will love each one of these recipes!

My mom made this recipe of Rich Chocolate Brownies growing up and I had no idea it was actually passed down from my Granny Hart so it makes them even more yummy and special. We are not sure where she got it from, so if it’s the same as one of yours then please let me know. I obviously like giving credit where credit is due.

I often ask myself why it took me soooooooo long to be interested in baking and cooking since my mom was such a good cook and baker? She made the most amazing home cooked meals and desserts from scratch, and I was not appreciative of them as a child and teen, sorry Mom! But I am now! Thank you Mom x

This rich chocolate brownie recipe wowed all of my friends and I’ve never made it before because I didn’t eat eggs, and I still don’t bake with eggs because the alternatives like flax seed always do the trick, but I decided to give this recipe a go.

The first batch was a TOTAL FLOP! I forgot the oil, not like there are a lot of ingredients so oops, and there is quite a lot so the batch was as dry as tree bark. So, don’t skip any ingredients and they will turn out beautifully!

Don’t forget the Rich Chocolate Brownie recipe at the bottom!

Chocolate Recipe Roundup

Chocolate is my ultimate downfall (as you will see because every second post of mine is chocolate something or another) so here are all my yummy chocolatey favorites.

Click the caption below the picture to take you to the recipe.

And one more recipe (well done if you made it this far, sorry if you are snack-ish!)…my Granny’s…

Rich Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Rich Chocolate Brownies

Delicious fudgy brownies prepped before the oven even preheats, and eaten before it cools down.

Course Dessert

Keyword baking, brownies,, chocolate, chocolate brownies, eggs, fudgy brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 25 minutes

Total Time 35 minutes

Servings 20 small brownies

Author Granny Hart


  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 11 TBSP cocoa just under 1 cup

  3. 1 tsp baking powder

  4. 1½ tsp salt

  5. 4 eggs

  6. 2 cups white sugar

  7. 1⅓ cups oil

  8. 2 tsp vanilla essence

  9. chocolate chips optional topping


Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

In a medium bowl, combine the flour (sifted), cocoa (sifted), baking powder and salt. Mix and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat the eggs well. Add the sugar gradually and mix in the oil and vanilla.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. A spoon or spatula will do the trick.

Lightly spray a 9x13in (33 x 23cm) pan with oil and pour batter in. Option to sprinkle a handful of chocolate chips on the top before baking. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean.


  1. Use a little less flour and ½ tsp of baking powder for more fudgier brownies.

  2. This recipe can be halved for a 9×9 pan.

What chocolate recipes do I still need to make?

Which ones above are your favorite?

Come follow me (Rebelle Kitchen) on Pinterest for more amazing recipes, or on Instagram where you can save my recipes to your collection for easy cooking!

Tag me @rebellekitchen so I can see your wonderful creations! Happy cooking everyone. Till next time…

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Hi, I'm Kendra

I am a qualified Montessori teacher and yoga teacher up to my ears in diapers, toy cars and the best kisses a mama can handle. I am passionate about connecting with moms and supporting each other on this journey of motherhood. I share family-friendly recipes, my pregnancy, postpartum and parenting journey, Montessori inspiration, and products we loveI am a South African living in the US with my hubby and two boys.

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