Super-easy, 4-ingredient chocolate cake mix brownies. Makes a lot. Brownies (frosted or not) will keep for up to a week in an airtight container, if they last that long!


Recipe Summary

5 mins
20 mins
25 mins
60 brownies


Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray a 13x18-inch rimmed cookie sheet with cooking spray.

  • Combine milk and pudding mix together in a large bowl; whisk for 2 minutes. Stir in cake mix until combined, then mix in chocolate chips; batter will be thick. Spread batter onto the prepared cookie sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly before cutting into squares.

Cook's Notes:

Feel free to experiment with cake and pudding flavors, but butterscotch chips do not work well in this recipe.

For a super-easy glaze that goes excellently with these brownies, simply melt a can of your favorite chocolate frosting in a small saucepan over low heat and pour over the slightly-cooled brownies in the pan. You can cut the brownies first to allow the glaze to go down the sides of each one if you like. Add any sprinkles or other toppings while the frosting glaze is still wet; then allow the glaze and the brownies to cool completely before adding any other frosting decorations.

Nutrition Facts

74 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 11.5g; fat 3g; cholesterol 6.1mg; sodium 101.9mg. Full Nutrition