Homemade Brownies from Scratch

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan or line it with parchment paper.

 Preheat the Oven

In a microwave-safe bowl or using a double boiler, melt the butter until it's completely liquid. Let it cool slightly.

Melt the Butter

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar and eggs until well combined.

Combine Sugar and Eggs

Stir in the vanilla extract into the sugar and egg mixture.

Add Vanilla Extract

In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder.

Mix Dry Ingredients

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a smooth batter forms.

Combine Wet and Dry

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