Fudgy Brownies


This easy fudgy brownie recipe is great because it uses things you may already have on hand.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
24 brownies


  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • cup vegetable oil, divided

  • ½ cup boiling water

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.

  2. Stir cocoa and baking soda together in a large bowl. Mix in boiling water and 1/3 cup oil until well blended and thickened. Stir in sugar, remaining 1/3 cup oil, and eggs. Mix in flour, vanilla, and salt just until flour is absorbed. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool completely before cutting into 24 squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

156 Calories
7g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 156
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 2g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 55mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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