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One-Bowl Fudgy Brownies

5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 Brownies


  • 1 Stick Non-Dairy Butter, Melted I used Soy Free Earth Balance
  • 1 Cup Cocoa Powder be sure to use high quality cocoa!
  • 1 ½ Cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Ground Flax Seed
  • 6 tablespoon Water
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Chopped Semi-Sweet Chocolate, or Chocolate Chips, divided


  • Preheat oven to 350*.  Spray a 9x9 baking pan with non stick spray. And 8x8 will work too, but the bake time might be a bit longer.
  • In a small bowl, combine ground flax, water, and vanilla and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine melted non dairy butter with the cocoa powder using a whisk. 
  • Next add, sugar, and whisk to combine.
  • Next, add the flax mixture and whisk to combine.
  • Into the wet ingredients, add flour, baking powder and salt.  Using a rubber spatula, stir until everything is just combined.
  • Add ½ cup chopped chocolate into the batter and stir until evenly distributed.
  • Scrape batter into prepared pan, pressing it evenly into the corners. Top the batter with the remaining ½ cup of chopped chocolate, gently pressing them into the the batter.
  • Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes, turning half way through.  A toothpick or a spall paring knife inserted into the center of the brownies will come out with a few moist crumbs attached.  Let cool completely, slice into 16 squares, and serve.
Keyword baking, brownies, easy dessert