14 of our best brownie recipes to make you drool
There is a brownie for every occasion. Speedier to put together than a cake, and always sure to brighten up a dampened mood, there is a lot to be said for the most superior of chocolate bakes.
From Malteser-topped creations, to peanut butter treats, we’ve got a brownie recipe to suit all of your requirements – discover our best brownie recipes below. And for the white chocolate lovers, we’ve even thrown in some blondies, too.
Our 14 most-loved brownie recipes
If you’re short on time but in need of a brownie fix, these are the way to go. Honestly, the trickiest part of this recipe is melting the chocolate. If you’ve got 15 minutes of time on your hands, with this recipe you can make really good brownies at home.
In the name of research, we looked at what you get when you cross a sticky toffee pudding with a brownie. And it’s THIS dessert! Paul A Young’s salted caramel brownie pudding recipe is wickedly good.
The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is so good it barely needs an introduction. These are fudgy, salty-sweet heaven.
Chocolate brownies always go down well, but how can we make them even better, you ask? Why, by topping them with Maltesers of course. We’ve got a video recipe for these too, to help guide you through.
This is the treat to share with a friend over a freshly-brewed cuppa. The biscuit decoration is properly pleasing and these slice up beautifully to be shared with loved ones. Heck, they’re even sturdy enough to be posted should your nearest and dearest who can’t be physically close.
The secret ingredient in these healthier brownies keeps everything moist, and means you can get this recipe into your regular rotation because they’re nearly as good for you as they are for your mood.
You cannot knock the classics. These are the perfect level of fudgey, sweet and indulgent. A real vibe enhancer of a brownie.
If white chocolate is more your jam, these blondies are one to try. The blueberries and cream cheese bring a tartness which balances the white chocolate sweetness oh-so beautifully.
Another giant brownie pudding for your repertoire. Here, genius Eric Lanard gives us a two-layered chocolate dessert, one gooey and rich and the other crunchy with a marshmallow centre. It’s a textural dream, and a sophisticated dessert.
If you like butterscotch, this recipe is for you. With sea salt, white chocolate and pecans, these blondies hit all the right sweet notes.
Picture this: rich cheesecake-like filling is swirled through decadently dense chocolate brownies, with a dash of espresso to bring out the chocolatey flavour. This is the 3pm treat you need to try.
Take things down a different trajectory with these salted Rolo brownies. If you can’t get your hands on Rolos, this recipe works well with whatever chocolate confectionary takes your fancy. The banana ice cream on the side is optional but certainly elevates this to a winning dessert.
These squidgy brownies are topped with – wait for it – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup-studded cheesecake. This is essentially three desserts in one – and we are here for it.
Why choose one chocolate when you could have all three? This recipe balances bitter dark chocolate with sweet milk and white chocolate to glorious effect. The perfect birthday brownie, we think.
Like yourself some chocolate? Check out our chocolate-on-chocolate recipes here for more inspiration.