Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Eggless Cocoa Brownies

Sometimes I have these sudden chocolate cravings - craving that cannot be subsided with just chocolate - I need more of it. Like some chocolate cake or brownies? On one such day, I made these easy breezy brownies - took less than an hour from start to finish. And at the end of it, I could have warm brownies with vanilla ice cream topped with some walnuts! Ahhhh… bliss!

And it lasted us for about 4-5 days, satisfying our chocolate cravings every time :) it is one easy recipe, you must try it…. And you’ll be happy that you did!

Here’s the recipe…

Eggless Cocoa Brownies

Preparation Time: 10 min
Baking time: ~30 min
Source: Multiple blogs

All Purpose Flour - 1 Cup
Cocoa Powder - 1/2 Cup
Icing Sugar + 1 Tbsp Icing Sugar(For Dusting) - 3/4 Cup
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
A Generous Pinch Of Salt
Vegetable Oil / melted butter - 5 Tbsp
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Buttermilk - 1 Cup
Instant Coffee - 2 tsp
Dark Chocolate Pieces Or Chocolate Chips - 1/4 Cup Chopped

  • Preheat oven to 180 C
  • Grease an 8" square tin and line up a parchment paper or aluminum foil with the edges hanging over the pan slightly
  • Sift all purpose flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder together a couple of times until they are mixed well.
  • Melt instant coffee powder in a tbsp of hot water and let it cool.
  • Whisk in the melted butter/oil into the butter milk and add vanilla essence and coffee solution and whisk again until you get a uniform mixture.
  • Fold in the dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix very gently with a spatula or spoon.
  • Dust the choco chips/dark chocolate pieces with a tsp of flour and fold into the batter.
  • Transfer the batter mixture in it to get 1" thick layer of the mixture.
  • Bake for 25-30 mins at 180 degrees or till done.
  • Cool completely and remove from pan and cut into squares.
  • Serve with a scoop of vanilla Ice cream and chopped and toasted walnuts. You can add some chocolate sauce as well to elevate the dessert to the next level!

  • Chopped walnuts can also be folded into the mixture
  • Bake for a few minutes more than you would with a cake to get a brownie like top

This post is for the Bake-A-Thon event by Champa. These are the other co-bloggers baking with me... 
ChampaSrivalli JettiPriya SureshVeena Krishna Kumar and Preeti Deo.


  1. Hi Sum
    Bayeyalli neer bartayede. No current in most of bangalore from last night. Kids unwell, cough , cold and I am at home minding them.
    Cant even bake !Will try out when the current comes back and mail you.

  2. Brownies came out super nice..looks perfect

  3. Perfectly made that too eggless... Bookmarked

  4. Like the way you have those perfect squares..looks so rich..

  5. Omg, cant believe its eggless, super moist and irresistible.

  6. Love the clicks..and absolute squared the texture you have got!!

  7. These really look good. Best part is they look so moist without eggs. Well done.

  8. Thanks for the recipe, nice Photography too

  9. The brownies look so decadent Suma, I am going to try this soon.

    For some reason, I was not getting your blogger feed and probably missed quite a few posts :-(, just thought of checking in today and found this brownie recipe. Will be back soon.

  10. Awesome, they look!! Shall try today! :).

  11. I saw the photograph and I had to comment, Thank you! I have been searching for eggless recipe's and so for your brownies appeal to me.

  12. Came across u r blog today and must say u are soing a great job, tried this brownie immediately for a potluck and it came out fab, will try others

  13. Thank you everyone for taking out time to leave a comment :)


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