Chocolate Brownies II Recipe - American Dessert

Chocolate Brownies II

Chocolate Brownies II Recipe - American Dessert
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Servings: 9


Chocolate Brownies II
Chocolate Brownies II

Indulge in the rich and decadent flavors of Chocolate Brownies II with this easy-to-follow recipe. These brownies are the perfect treat for any chocolate lover, with a fudgy texture and intense cocoa flavor that will satisfy your sweet tooth.


Brownies are a classic American dessert that have been enjoyed for generations. The exact origins of the brownie are unclear, but they are believed to have been created in the early 20th century in the United States. Originally, brownies were made with a molasses base, but over time, the recipe evolved to include ingredients like cocoa powder and chocolate.


How to prepare

  1. In a mixing bowl, blend melted margarine, sugar, and vanilla.
  2. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Gradually add the dry mixture to the egg mixture.
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. Spread the mixture in a greased 8-inch square pan.
  6. Bake at 350°F (177°C) for 40–45 minutes or until the brownie begins to pull away from the edges of the pan.
  7. Allow to cool, then cut into squares. Enjoy!


  • Add chopped nuts or chocolate chips to the batter for added texture and flavor.
  • Swirl in a ribbon of caramel or peanut butter for a fun twist on traditional brownies.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to properly grease your baking pan to prevent the brownies from sticking.

- Do not overmix the batter, as this can result in tough brownies.

- For a fudgier texture, slightly underbake the brownies and allow them to cool completely before cutting.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chocolate Brownies II warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent dessert.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to properly measure your ingredients to ensure the best results.

- Use high-quality cocoa powder for a rich chocolate flavor.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use butter instead of margarine in this recipe.

- Gluten-free flour can be used as a substitute for white flour for a gluten-free version of these brownies.

Make Ahead Tips

Chocolate Brownies II can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Chocolate Brownies II on a platter dusted with powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Chocolate Brownies II with a glass of cold milk for a classic and delicious combination.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store leftover Chocolate Brownies II in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply microwave for a few seconds until warm.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chocolate Brownies II contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of Chocolate Brownies II contains approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Chocolate Brownies II contains approximately 12 grams of fat.


Each serving of Chocolate Brownies II contains approximately 3 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Chocolate Brownies II are not a significant source of vitamins and minerals.


Chocolate Brownies II contain eggs and wheat.


Chocolate Brownies II are a delicious treat that are relatively high in carbohydrates and fats, but moderate in protein. They are best enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.


Chocolate Brownies II are a classic dessert that are easy to make and perfect for any occasion. With their rich chocolate flavor and fudgy texture, these brownies are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of discovering this recipe for the first time is a cherished one. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret, who was known for her delicious baked goods. As soon as I walked into her kitchen, the sweet aroma of chocolate filled the air, and I knew she was up to something special.

Margaret greeted me with a smile and a twinkle in her eye. "I have a new recipe to try today," she said, pulling out a handwritten card from her recipe box. "It's for Chocolate Brownies II, and I think you're going to love it."

I watched as Margaret gathered the ingredients and began to mix them together in a large bowl. She explained each step to me, sharing little tips and tricks along the way. As the brownie batter came together, I couldn't help but sneak a taste of the rich, chocolatey goodness. It was divine.

Once the brownies were baked and cooled, Margaret cut them into perfect squares and handed me a plate. I took a bite and was instantly transported to chocolate heaven. The brownies were fudgy, moist, and packed with intense chocolate flavor. I knew right then and there that this recipe was a keeper.

Over the years, I have made these Chocolate Brownies II countless times, each batch as delicious as the last. I have shared the recipe with friends and family, who have all raved about how amazing they are. But the best part is knowing that this recipe came from Margaret, my dear friend who has always inspired me in the kitchen.

Margaret's recipe for Chocolate Brownies II has become a staple in my baking repertoire. Whenever I crave something sweet and indulgent, I turn to this recipe without hesitation. The combination of cocoa powder, melted chocolate, and butter creates a decadent, melt-in-your-mouth brownie that is simply irresistible.

I have fond memories of baking these brownies with my grandchildren, who have now become adept at cracking eggs and measuring ingredients. They love to lick the spoon and bowl clean, just as I did when I first learned to make this recipe. It warms my heart to pass on this tradition to the next generation, knowing that they will cherish it as much as I do.

As I sit here in my kitchen, surrounded by the smell of chocolate and memories of the past, I can't help but feel grateful for the simple pleasures in life. Baking has always been a source of comfort and joy for me, and this recipe for Chocolate Brownies II holds a special place in my heart.

So here's to Margaret, my dear friend and baking mentor, who introduced me to this wonderful recipe. And here's to the countless batches of brownies that have brought smiles to the faces of those I love. May this recipe continue to delight and inspire for years to come.


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