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Deep Dish Brownies

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
16 brownies

Love brownies? Love cake? How about brownies as thick, moist and fluffy as cake that you can bake in your very own kitchen? With HERSHEY’S cocoa and some common baking ingredients you likely already have in your pantry or fridge, you can bake thick, cake-like deep dish brownies perfect for any occasion. Whether you have a birthday party to get to, a dinner date at home with your favorite chocolate lover or a school meeting for your little ones, you can surprise and delight the crowd with a show-stopping fluffy dessert cut into easily shareable squares. Is it cake? Is it a brownie? All that matters is that it’s pure deliciousness.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
8 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks), melted
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1-1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 3
    eggs
  • 3/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cups
    sugar
READY TO MAKE THIS?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven OVEN
8 inch square baking pan 8-INCH baking pan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cup measuring cup
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
spoons spoons
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square baking pan.

2

Combine butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Add eggs; beat well with spoon. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.

Tip

Melt butter in large microwave-safe bowl: add and mix remaining ingredients in that bowl.

3

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

 

Variation: 

Stir 1 cup REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips into batter before spreading batter in pan.

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