WATCH | Melt, mix, bake: how to make the easiest brownies ever

You’re just one bowl, three steps and five ingredients away from the most amazing chocolate brownies

WATCH | How to make the best-ever brownies


1 cup butter

½ cup Nestlé Cocoa Powder

2½ cups castor sugar

4 eggs, large

1 cup cake flour, sifted

There's nothing better than a warm brownie topped with ice cream.
There’s nothing better than a warm brownie topped with ice cream.  Image: Foodies of SA/YouTube
  • Preheat the oven at 180°C. Line a 20cm square baking dish with baking paper.
  • Step 1 – melt: combine the butter and cocoa powder in a heat-proof bowl and melt in the microwave at 20-second intervals.
  • Step 2 – mix: add the castor sugar and eggs to the melted butter mix. Beat with an electric beater until well combined. Gently fold in the flour.
  • Step 3 – bake: pour the batter into the lined baking dish and bake for 20-30 minutes.
  • Serve warm with ice cream and chocolate sauce or cream and fresh berries. Alternatively, allow to cool and dust with icing sugar before serving.


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