From weekend baking projects and afternoon pick-me-ups, to bake sales and dinner party desserts, we believe there's a brownie for every occassion. With an irresistably gooey centre and chewy edges, it isn't surprising that this is one of the nations favourite puddings.


We've gathered our top 10 all-time favourite brownie recipes to cater to any taste – whether you prefer plain chocolate, fruity flavours or crunchy additions like nuts, biscuits or even mince pies. Our brownies are super easy to make, so why not bake a batch with the kids and enjoy your sweet rewards warm, with a dollop of ice cream?

Brownie topping ideas

1. Best ever brownies


Sometimes, you just can't beat a classic. This brilliant bake delivers a triple dose of chocolate. Use a high quality dark chocolate for the main mixture to ensure depth of flavour, then stir in chopped milk and white chocolate chunks.

Our step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, making this the perfect recipe for first time brownie makers and kids. It's our most popular brownie on the website – try them and see if you agree.

Best ever chocolate brownies

More like this

2. Fudgy coconut brownies


Decadently dense and moreish, these brownies bring a tropical twist to every bite. Desiccated coconut adds texture, whilst cocoa powder is used in place of chocolate for a rich, fudgy taste.

Fudgy coconut brownies

3. Salted caramel brownies


Salted caramel and chocolate are a tried and tested flavour combination. In this recipe, a silky layer of liquid caramel is sandwiched between chocolate. To save time, we've used a ready-made can of caramel, which is also added to the brownie mixture for a wonderfully fudgy texture.

Salted caramel brownies

Satisfy your sweet tooth with more salted caramel recipes.

4. Best ever chocolate raspberry recipe


If you're a fan of fruity additions to bakes, then these super squidgy squares will not disappoint. Bursting with little raspberry pockets, the tart fruit brings a refreshing lift to an intensely chocolatey mixture. These won't hang around for long!

Best ever chocolate raspberry brownies

5. Peanut butter brownies


Calling all peanut butter lovers! We've incorporated this thick, nutty spread into our favourite chocolate traybake for yet another dreamy duo. Spoon a generous amount of crunchy peanut butter into the brownie mixture as well as drizzling some over at the end. Using only five ingredients, this easy recipe is perfect for a spot of weekend baking.

Peanut butter brownies

6. Mince pie brownies


Bored of Christmas pudding? Try our fabulous festive mash-up for an alternative that'll have Santa singing down the chimney! We've added whole mince pies to brownie batter to create a mouthwatering medley of spiced fruity mincemeat, buttery pastry and moist chocolate. You may never go back.

Mince pie brownies

7. Melt-in-the-middle espresso martini brownies


This dreamy dessert oozes indulgence. With a molten chocolate fondant centre and punchy espresso martini sauce, our little bundles of chocolate joy are sure to impress at an adults dinner party, especially with coffee aficionados.

Melt-in-the-middle espresso martini brownies

Try another festive flavour twist with our boozy mulled wine brownies.

8. Black & white brownies


Enhance your brownies with a striking marble-effect – just swirl a creamy cheesecake mixture through the batter. This mouthwatering mixture of two dessert favourites gives a lighter texture than plain chocolate brownies, which probably means you can manage a bigger slice.

Black & white chocolate brownies

9. Vegan cherry & almond brownies


Followers of a dairy-free and egg-free diet can still enjoy these gorgeously gooey fruit and nut brownies. We've used simple substitutes such as vegan margarine and pure cocoa chocolate to give a buttery texture, whilst ground almonds and flaxseed act as binding agents.

Vegan cherry & almond brownies

If you prefer plain, unadulterated brownies, try our divine dark chocolate vegan brownies instead.

10. Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies


If you're after pure indulgence, this brownie has it all. Adding chocolate hazelnut spread to the mixture ensures a beautifully soft and fudgy centre, whilst flecks of roasted pecans and sea salt provide a satisfying crunch and savoury notes. We recommend serving these nutty slices whilst still warm from the oven, with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies

Discover more brilliant brownies and bakes...

Brownie recipe collection
Top 10 Christmas brownie recipes
Easy brownie recipes
Chocolate cake recipes
The best coffee morning recipes
Salted caramel recipes you need to make immediately


Have you made any of our favourite brownie recipes? Leave a comment below...

Comments, questions and tips

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post