Spend a rainy day making this big batch brownie mix

An easy way to have brownies whenever you like, without the fuss

This recipe makes five batches of brownie mix

Ingredients, makes five batches

For the big batch

625g white sugar

500g plain flour

200g chocolate chips

175g cocoa powder

Per batch

75g butter

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract


1. Pour the sugar, flour, chocolate chips and cocoa powder into a large bowl and mix well.

2. Transfer to a large jar or other airtight container. The brownie mixture will keep for up to six weeks.

3. To make one batch of brownies, preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan, and line a brownie tin (about 25 x 22cm) with parchment paper.

4. Take 300g of the brownie mixture and put it in a large bowl.

5. Melt 75g butter and add that to the mixture, along with the eggs and vanilla. Mix just enough to combine the ingredients and then transfer to the tin.

6. Bake for 15–17 minutes, then allow to cool for a few minutes before cutting into nine brownies.

Recipe taken from We’re Hungry! by Ciara Attwell (Lagom)