Fudgy Walnut Brownies

Fudgy Walnut Brownies with Chocolate Chips

These fudgy walnut brownies are what proper brownies should be - crusty and shiny on top, chewy in the centre, and bursting with chocolate chip and walnuts in every bite.
Course Dessert
Cuisine North American
Keyword 1-Bowl Recipe, Bake Sale, Easy, Potluck
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 brownies
Calories 202kcal
Author Jolina


  • 3/4 cup Dutch processed unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
  • 1/2 cup espresso or strong coffee room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 2 pcs large eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 oz dark chocolate chips
  • 3.5 oz walnuts roughly chopped


  • Preheat oven to 325F. Line a 9x13 baking pan with parchment paper with slight overhang on each side. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk 3/4 cup cocoa powder and 1/2 tsp baking soda. Whisk in 2/3 cup melted butter until smooth. Then whisk in 1/2 cup espresso until thick and incorporated. 
  • Add 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 tsp vanilla, 2 eggs and a pinch of salt. Stir until shiny and smooth. 
  • Add 1 1/3 cups flour, your chocolate chips and walnuts and gently stir until just combined. Don't overstir. 
  • Transfer the batter to your prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes or just until the sides are starting to pull away from the pan and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out with minimal crumbs.
  • Let cool in the pan completely before cutting into squares.



Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.9mg