These fudgy Strawberry Brownies are chocolate brownies with the added flavor of fresh strawberries in each bite. These are easy to make and super delicious to eat. Here is how to make it from scratch.
About This Recipe
These Strawberry Brownies are a perfect blend of sweet, chocolate, and fruit. It is also a very easy recipe to make that you can even make with your kids.
If you love brownies and can’t take your eyes off strawberries, this is for you.
I am sure you are going to love these and the fragrance that the house will be filled with is just mind-blowing.
You are going to need some fresh strawberries to make this beauty of a brownie. So make sure, in Summers, when the strawberries hit, do get your hands on them and make these fudgy brownies.
We are going to make these zooey gooey chocolate strawberry brownies from scratch, but if you want to make brownies using a brownie mix, I have you covered.
This Strawberry Brownie is,
- Loaded with fresh strawberries
- A favorite among kids
- Perfect for birthday parties
To make these brownies, you are going to need,
Strawberries – This brownie tastes best with fresh strawberries. Make sure you opt for nice and red strawberries.
All Purpose Flour – Here, we will use all purpose flour, but you can also substitute it with whole wheat flour for a healthy alternative. The texture and taste will differ a bit.
Dark Chocolate – I have used dark chocolate as it renders the flavor that brownies should have.
Cocoa Powder – Opt for good quality cocoa powder for best taste. Low quality powders can effect the taste of your brownies.
Unsalted Butter – Always opt for unsalted butter!
Other Ingredients – Other than these you will need granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and baking powder.
Step by Step Recipe
Preheat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C) Grease and line an 8×8 inch baking tray.
Melt butter and chocolate in a pan over medium heat.
Once melted, remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool a bit. Add sugar and whisk until combined.
Add eggs and whisk well.
Now add vanilla extract, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and mix well.
Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
Top the batter with strawberry slices.
Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove the pan from the oven and let the brownie cool down a bit. Cut into slices and serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
To make eggless brownies, replace eggs with 1/4 cup yogurt and follow the rest of the recipe as is.
To make vegan brownies, replace butter with vegetable oil and eggs with condensed coconut milk or yogurt.
Also, make sure you use vegan chocolate instead of regular dark chocolate.
Now that you have the best of both worlds – brownies and strawberries, let’s add some cream cheese to these rich and delectable brownies.
Whisk together cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl until creamy. Add some vanilla and powdered sugar to it.
You can also add some strawberry jam to it and spread this mix over cooled brownies and savor.
You can also make cream cheese strawberry glaze to pour over the brownies.
Whisk cream cheese and sugar together until smooth and add some mashed strawberries.
Add some water to get the spreading consistency, if needed. Top the brownies with this glaze and serve.
You can use if folding it in the batter, frozen strawberries won’t taste great when placed on the top. I would recommend you to use only fresh strawberries for the same.
You can definitely replace All Purpose Flour with Whole Wheat flour, but the texture and taste will differ a bit.
You can replace it with Raspberries, Peach, Blueberries etc.
Strawberry Cake Mix Brownies
To make these brownies with a cake mix, pre-heat oven 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C).
Mix together cake mix, eggs, and melted butter and chocolate. Whisk properly and make sure there are no lumps.
Now pour this batter in the lined baking tray and top with strawberry slices.
Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
Remove the pan from the oven and let the brownie cool down for 15-20 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.
Top them with Vanilla Ice Cream or Chocolate Ice Cream and serve as a dessert for your weekend brunch. You can also serve them in the evening with a hot cup of Beaten Coffee.
They are also perfect for gifting during Christmas, New Year or any other special occasion.
Store these fudgy brownies tightly covered in a container for about 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator or at room temperature.
These Strawberry Brownies freeze well. Once it cools down, place them in a ziplock freezer bag and freeze for about 3 months.
Thaw it overnight in the refrigerator before serving or reheating.
Strawberry Brownies Recipe
- 113 g Unsalted Butter
- 175 g Dark Chocolate (Cut into small pieces)
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- 2 Eggs
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
- 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- 8-10 Fresh Strawberries (Cut into slices)
- Pre heat the oven to 350 Degrees F (180 Degrees C).
- Grease and line an 8×8 inch baking tray.
- Melt butter and chocolate in a pan over medium heat.
- Once melted, remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool a bit.
- Add sugar and whisk until combined.
- Add eggs and whisk well.
- Now add vanilla extract, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and mix well.
- Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
- Top the batter with strawberry slices.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Remove the pan from the oven and let the brownie cool down a bit.
- Cut into slices and serve.