Quick and Easy Italian Chocolate Brownies

by | Mar 25, 2023 | Desserts | 0 comments

It’s no secret that I love chocolate, and that I’m always looking for ways to add a little something extra to classic recipes. That’s why I was so excited when I discovered this traditional Italian Chocolate Brownie recipe!

My family loves to bake and cook together. We usually spend our weekends in the kitchen, experimenting with new flavors and ingredients. So when I heard about this recipe, I knew it had to be a part of our next kitchen adventure. I decided to give it a try, and it was a huge hit with my family. The rich chocolate flavor, combined with the crunchy walnuts, made these brownies an instant favorite!

I was so proud of myself for creating the perfect Italian Chocolate Brownie recipe that I decided to share it with the world. I’m sure that this recipe will become a favorite with your family, too!

For a vegan version: Substitute the butter with a vegan-friendly alternative, such as coconut oil or vegan margarine. Use a flax egg instead of a regular egg, and replace the chopped walnuts with a vegan-friendly alternative, such as chopped peanuts or almonds.

For a gluten-free version: Use a gluten-free all-purpose flour blend in place of the all-purpose flour, and make sure all other ingredients are certified gluten-free.

A close up of a classic Italian chocolate brownie with walnuts and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

Quick and Easy Italian Chocolate Brownies

Indulge in these Quick and Easy Italian Chocolate Brownies. With only 10 minutes of prep time, you can enjoy a delicious treat!
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Italian
Servings 9


  • Mixing bowl, 8-inch baking pan, spatula, oven


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt
  • 0.5 cup cocoa powder
  • 0.5 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 0.5 cup chopped walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, melted butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients until just combined. Fold in the chopped walnuts.
  • Spread the batter into an 8-inch (20 cm) square baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely before slicing.


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