No-Fail Easy Cake Mix Brownies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

These are similar to a packaged brownie mix, they have a great brownie texture and take only minutes to make, just dump everything in a bowl, mix and bake! If desired frost with my Kittencal's Chocolate Frosting/Icing

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 375 degrees (second-lowest rack).
  2. Grease an 11x7 or a 13x9-inch baking pan (the brownies baked in a 13x9 pan will not be as high).
  3. In a large bowl using an electric mixer beat all ingredients except walnuts or chocolate chips until smooth (the batter will be thick).
  4. Add in walnuts of chocolate chips mix to combine.
  5. Spread into the prepared baking dish (the batter will be very thick so have patience!).
  6. Bake for about 25-30 minutes (do not overbake).
  7. Cool completely before frosting.


Most Helpful

I've been in a " Brownie Craving Mode " lately and I came across this recipe and decided to try it. Since I didn't have any walnuts or chocolate chips, the same amount of peanut butter/chocolate blend chips were used Other than that change, the recipe was followed as it was written.After pouring it into the prepared dish, I realized that I didn't have the required patience it took to spread this out.:) So I sprayed a plastic spatula with a bit of cooking spray, spread the batter around that way.After the intital baking time, I did have to bake the recipe a bit longer than stated.( I think my oven isn't working right, but as long as it worked out it's o.k..) Now, on to the best part, the tasting :) All I can say is, " OMGoodness !!!! The one that I had was so good, I had to have another one right away. Thanks for posting this recipe which will be made again and again. " Keep Smiling :) "

Chef shapeweaver � November 18, 2010

Thumbs down for me on this one. I found them to be dry and caky. I baked in a 9X13, they seem to rise more than I expected. I prefer the real brownie mix versus this cake mix brownie recipe. Sorry guys I would not make again.

lpattyn June 20, 2013

absolutly delicious, I made a few changes cuz that's what I do.
No Butter, instead 1/4 c. oil
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 Tbsp Powdered Espresso AND 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
Baked in a 9x9 pan, topped with chocolate chips or mint chips

babyRN22 June 26, 2011

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