Loaf pan brownies

I got this recipe from the Dessert for Two cookbook I got for my birthday. I love scaled down desserts because I can eat the whole pan without any with less guilt.


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Combine butter, sugar & cocoa powder and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. Stir and microwave another 30 seconds on HIGH. Stir well, and add the salt & vanilla. Let cool a little, and add the egg. Finally, add the flour and stir for 50 strokes. Spread batter into a prepared loaf pan and bake for around 21 minutes at 325*F. Slice into as many or as little pieces as you’d like!


Since I used the loaf pan for this, the brownies are quite flat… but also full of cocoa flavor! I prefer chunkier brownies but these have great flavor.


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