Fudgy Brownies Recipe

Our Fudgy Brownies are the perfect romantic treat to whip up for Valentines Day. Our Commercial Cookery Specialist Trainer Chris Cave has shared with us his delicious recipe for you to make for someone special in your life.


  • 1 cup melted butter cooled
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 ¼ cups caster sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 200g large chocolate chips


Step 1 Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius.

Step 2 Lightly grease a square baking pan and line with baking paper up to the sides.

Step 3 Combine melted butter, oil and sugars in a bowl. Whisk until combined.

Step 4 Add eggs and vanilla and beat until lighter in colour.

Step 5 Sift flour, cocoa powder and salt. Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.

Step 6 Fold in ¾ of the chocolate pieces into the batter.

Step 7 Pour batter into pan and smooth the top evenly.

Step 8 Top with the remaining choc chips.

Step 9 Bake for 25-30 mins or until the centre of the brownies in the pan no longer jiggles and is set to the touch.

Step 10 Leave in the pan for 10 mins and then carefully remove from the pan.

Step 11 Cut into portions, serve and enjoy.

Learn how to complete this recipe, along with 100’s of others, in CTA Training Specialist’s Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. Contact CTA Today!