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Fudge Brownies

Fudge Brownies

Decadent brownies with a top fudge layer for the ultimate brownie!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 435 kcal


For the brownie base:

  • 1/3 cup Salted Butter melted
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour (128g)

For the fudge topping:

  • 1/4 cup Salted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar


For the brownie base:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease an 8x8 casserole dish with oil.
  • In a bowl of a stand mixer, combine the 1/3 cup of melted Salted Butter, 1 cup of Granulated Sugar, and 1/4 cup of Cocoa Powder. Mix on a medium speed until fully incorporated.
  • Add in the 2 Large Eggs, 1 tsp of Kosher Salt, 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract, and 3/4 cup of Flour.
  • Mix on medium speed to fully incorporated then pour into the 8x8 casserole dish.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

For the fudge topping:

  • Towards the end of the bake time for the brownie base, begin making the fudge top.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt together the 1/4 cup of Salted Butter, 1/4 cup Milk, 1/4 cup of Cocoa Powder and 1 cup of Granulated Sugar.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and allow to stay at a boil for just 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add in the 1 1/2 cups of Powdered Sugar and 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract. Stirring fully together to create a smooth, slightly thick texture.*
  • Pour the fudge mixture onto the slightly cooled brownie base, smoothing it out to an even layer.
  • Allow to cool slightly to set into to place and enjoy!


*You can always add more powdered sugar if your fudge is not very thick and if it is too thick, add just a splash of milk.
Keyword brownies, chocolate, fudge
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