All American Brownies Recipe

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As a last minute Fourth of July addition following my visit to the USA this month (and well, any excuse for brownies really), I’ve decided to share my jaw-dropping, ground-breaking, all time favourite brownie recipe. Having (over) indulged in brownies on this trip and every trip to the USA, I’ve got a good feeling this recipe is up there with legendary brownie recipes.

Although I tend to find brownies all over the world through my travels, there just seems to be none that compare to those you find in America. Full of gooey goodness and all the fun stuff (these are most certainly NOT sugar free, gluten free or any of the fun stuff free), these are pure indulgence with every bite.

As such, I like to cut my brownies into bite size indulgences, giving me all the more reason to eat a few in one sitting and provide some sort of portion control (although control, especially self-control, has never been my strong suit).

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All American Brownies Recipe
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: World of Wanderlust
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Serves: 1 tray
The best ever brownies, full o’ the good stuff (not sugar, gluten or fun free)
  • 226g butter
  • 450g sugar
  • 4 large free range eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 160g cocoa powder
  • generous pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 192g all purpose flour
  • 300g choc chips
  • 150g crushed walnuts
  • sprinkle of icing sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 180ยบC (350ยบF)
  2. Grease a 9×13 inch brownie pan
  3. Mix together the butter and sugar in a microwave safe bowl & heat in the microwave, stirring about every 30 seconds, until the mixture is bubbly and smooth
  4. Add in the eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth
  5. In a separate bowl, mix together the cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, and flour
  6. Add dry mixture to the butter mixture, mixing until smooth
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips & walnuts
  8. Pour the batter into the pan
  9. Bake for about 28 minutes
  10. Once cooled, coat with icing sugar using a sieve

Recipe Notes

While I like to measure my ingredients exactly (out of habit), you can use cup measurements for rough conversions as brownies are pretty forgiving.

Baking a couple of minutes less will result in a more gooey brownie (delicious served warm).

Serve with summer berries and double cream for ultimate indulgence!

All American Brownies Recipe | World of Wanderlust

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    July 19, 2016 at 4:38 am

    Yes, I’ve Noted Recipe SO Thanks for making my Brownies !! I Just loved them

    July 14, 2016 at 4:28 am

    I love the pictures, with the cups of tea.

    July 10, 2016 at 1:18 am

    These look totally yummie! Do you know you can actually make vegan brownies as well? Just as gooey and mouth watering as yours look ๐Ÿ™‚ Nuts and coconut flakes are optional, but certainly adds to the experience in my opinion ๐Ÿ˜‰

    July 6, 2016 at 7:34 am

    Hmmm these look amazing!! Love your blog.

    July 6, 2016 at 5:23 am

    Brownies : L.I.F.E.
    This kind of sum up the article : I NEED TO TRY THIS.

    Thank you so much for sharing it Brooke ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Haley Clemons
    July 6, 2016 at 1:39 am

    There’s nothing that can beat the perfect brownie! Yum! I may make these and top them with ice cream. Globs of ice cream!

    July 6, 2016 at 1:33 am

    As you, I am a died in the wool brownie lover. These look like they will be amazing. I have one problem, I am diabetic. If I were to try these, small pieces (very small) would be my only option. Do you have any recipe’s designed for either low carb or diabetic diets? I also have a super power that limits my eating. I’m what my doctors call a super taster. I have very sensitive taste buds that make eating certain thing a problem. Would love to hear any suggestions you have.

    July 5, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    They look pretty awesome. I love the pictures, with the cups of tea. Very nice!

    July 5, 2016 at 9:54 pm

    wow looks delicious….

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    July 5, 2016 at 9:53 pm

    you have shared some of the great brownies recipes..

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    July 5, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    I love brownies…

    July 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    These look so tasty! Must give them a go! Sophie x

    July 5, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Happy 4th of July!

    July 5, 2016 at 4:49 pm

    Well, don’t those look perfect. ๐Ÿ™‚