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Delicious, classic chocolate brownie with walnuts. Enjoy the deep flavours in this fudgy dessert served with a cup of coffee or a big glass of cold milk. With a soft and moist texture combined with a nice walnut crunch, this simple brownie recipe is perfect lovers of chocolate desserts with full and intense chocolate flavours.


  • Preheat the oven to 175°C regular oven.
  • Melt butter and chocolate in a casserole. Let cool.
  • Whisk eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix flour, cocoa, and walnuts, and fold it gently in the egg mixture.
  • Fold in the cooled chocolate mixture.
  • Pour batter into a square pan (approx. 20 x 30 cm) lined with baking paper.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for 25 minutes. It should be slightly gooey and undercooked when taken out of the oven. Let it cool off. Cut in 24 squares (approx. 5 x 5 cm).

Do you want to take your brownies with you on a picnic or make your classmates or colleagues extra happy to see you? Then turn this brownie recipe into muffins instead. Bake 16-18 chocolate muffins with the batter instead of in a tray, filling each muffin tin or cupcake liner with 4 tsp batter (approx. 100 ml). Bake in the middle of the oven at 175 degrees Celsius (regular oven) and prepare to share the brownie muffins with your family and friends.


If you love muffins and chocolate, you should also try our banana muffins with dark chocolate; the sweetness from the bananas balances the bitterness of the dark chocolate.

Questions about brownies

Chocolate brownies are popular around the world, and it is a classic for a reason; it is scrumptiously delicious with its fudgy texture and dark chocolate flavour. We have gathered the most important things you need to know about brownies and how to make them. Have a read and become an expert on how to make the perfect fudgy brownie.

What is a brownie?
A brownie is a small square or rectangle-shaped chocolate cake that has a moist and spongy middle. It is delicious when it contains nuts like walnuts, hazelnuts, or pecans, giving it a crunchier texture, but it can also be made without nuts. Depending on the density, the brownie cake can be either fudgy or cakey, but it will always be a real treat for all the chocolate-lovers out there.
Can brownies be left out?
Chocolate brownies can be left out at room temperature and do not need to be refrigerated. If stored in airtight containers or wrapped with cling film, they can typically last a couple of days and still keep their rich flavour and texture. You can easily bake the chocolate brownies a day before they are to be served; it will only make them better – even though it can be difficult to leave such a beautiful brownie cake until the next day.
Can you freeze brownies?
Do you have some leftover brownies and do not know what to do with them? Like most baked goods, you can effectively freeze your brownies and still preserve the original texture and moisture. But make sure to prep them beforehand to avoid freezer burns. Before freezing, let them cool completely. Once cooled, wrap the brownies in cling film, followed by a layer of tin foil, and put them in a sealed plastic bag to prevent freezer burn and loss of moisture. Put the sealed plastic bag in the freezer and be careful not to crush the cake. To thaw the brownies, carefully unwrap the tin foil and cling film, and leave them out at room temperature for 3-4 hours.
Can you rebake brownies?
Did your chocolate brownies come out undercooked? Do not worry, you can still save your chocolate brownies using the oven or microwave. If you use the oven, simply resume the baking by placing the brownie in the oven again. Depending on the state of your brownies, you may want to bake them in a preheated oven and check every 3-5 minutes to make sure they are neither under nor overcooked. If you use a microwave instead, set your microwave to medium and heat the brownies for 30 seconds. Check the brownies and repeat the process until they have the right texture. They should have a soft and spongy consistency.
Can brownie batter be refrigerated?
Although already ease and quick, you can have brownies ready for guests or a weekend brunch in no time. Simply make the brownie batter and store it in the fridge overnight, baking the brownies first thing the next day. If you bake them straight from the fridge, you might need to add a few extra minutes to the baking time, as the batter is cold; otherwise, let the batter sit out at room temperature for about 30 minutes before baking.


250 g
Dark chocolate (approx. 55% cocoa) in small pieces
150 g
Sugar (approx. 4 dl)
250 g
Wheat flour (approx. 2.5 dl)
150 g
Cocoa powder
3 tbsp
Chopped walnuts
200 g

Fudgy brownie with walnuts

Treat yourself to some delicious rich and moist fudgy brownies with walnuts. The walnuts provide a nice crunchy contrast to the soft and fudgy brownie. With just a few simple ingredients, you are in for a true treat; this mouth-watering recipe makes the ideal dessert for any chocolate lover. You can also enjoy it as a snack, or a little afternoon treat with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream and maybe some raspberry sauce on top.

Satisfy your chocolate cravings

Who can resist chocolate? With this delicious brownie recipe, you get to satisfy your chocolate cravings in just a few simple steps. Just a small amount of chocolate will satisfy any sweet craving. The dark chocolate adds a rich, bitter, and deep flavour to your brownie and balances the sweetness from the sugar.

If you love this chocolate brownie cake, try out our blondie brownie with white chocolate, chopped almonds, and fresh lemon juice. Combining sweet and sour, these delicious square beauties are the perfect treat for the whole family. Each bite will leave you wanting more, just like our dark chocolate brownie.

Easy dark chocolate brownies from scratch

Always wanted to know how to make dark chocolate brownies from scratch? This easy recipe will help you make the most delicious, fudgy brownie cake perfect for every occasion. All you need is eggs, butter, chocolate, sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and walnuts. And you probably already have most of these ingredients at home. A brownie cake does not have to be complicated to be oh-so-delicious. With this simple brownie recipe, you are in for a chocolate-rich treat.

Delicious ways to make it your own

It does not get any more perfect than with this dark chocolate brownie recipe. But you can always experiment with the classic recipe and add your own touch. Try using different nuts and swap out walnuts with pecans, unsalted peanuts, or hazelnuts. Want a deeper chocolate flavour? Add a tablespoon of your favourite coffee to bring out a more intense flavour. You can also use marshmallows to get some gooey chocolate brownies that go perfectly with your morning coffee.