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Small Batch Fudgy Brownies

Stephanie Rutherford
This small batch recipe makes 8 very fudgy brownies. These brownies are baked in a loaf pan.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 brownies
Calories 304 kcal


  • 1 cup White granulated sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • ¼ cup Unsalted butter melted
  • ¼ cup Oil canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup All-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • ½ tablespoon Cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup Milk chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Spray a 9X4 loaf pan with baking nonstick spray. Line the bottom and 2 sides of the pan with parchment paper. Spray again.
  • Using a mixer and a large bowl, add the sugar and eggs. Beat on high speed for 5 minutes. Melt the butter while it beats. Let it cool.
    1 cup White granulated sugar, 2 Large eggs, ¼ cup Unsalted butter
  • Add in the melted butter, oil, and vanilla to batter. Mix in on low speed. Sift the flour and cocoa powder and add to the bowl. Add in the cornstarch and salt. Mix on low.
    ¼ cup Oil, 1 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract, ½ cup All-purpose flour, ½ cup Dutch process cocoa powder, ½ tablespoon Cornstarch, ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • Add in the chocolate chips. Take off the mixer and use a rubber spatula to fold the chips in.
    ¼ cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips, ¼ cup Milk chocolate chips
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan. Spread until smooth.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes. Bake until slightly underbaked in the middle. It will continue to bake as it cools.
  • Cool the brownies in the pan on a wire rack until completely cool. Take the brownies out of the pan and cut into 8.


Flour- Make sure flour is spooned and leveled or use a kitchen scale. Compacted flour can dry out the brownies and make them more cakey.
High altitude baking- Add an extra ½ tablespoon of flour.


Calories: 304kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 2gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 77mgPotassium: 125mgFiber: 2gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 180IUCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg
Keyword brownie bars, fudgy brownies, small batch
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