Fudgy Brownies (For Chocolate Cherry Trifle) Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 40 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 24 brownies

These fudgy brownies are easy to make and provide a great base for Chocolate Cherry Trifle. (Recipe also on The brownies are also delicious on their own.

  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13×9 × 2 inch baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl combine flour, salt, and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Melt the butter and pour into a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the sugar and cocoa powder.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and eggs and mix until smooth.
  5. Add the flour mixture and stir with a wooden spoon. Do not overmix.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly to edges.
  7. Bake for approximately 25 minutes. Cool completely in pan. Cover with plastic wrap. Can make the day before assembling the trifle.

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