Moist, slightly fudgy and beyond delicious, this classic brownie recipe with homemade maple vanilla marshmallows is perfect for any occasion.

The BEST Classic Brownie Recipe - Healthyish Foods

The brownies have a slightly crispy edge with a perfectly moist, semi-fudgy center. They’re light, fluffy and delicious. In fact, this is the brownie mix recipe I use to sell in-store, so I hope you love it as much as I do.

Homemade Maple Vanilla Marshmallows - Healthyish Foods

Plus, when you top them with my homemade maple vanilla marshmallows, they taste like a homemade s’mores brownie! Try adding some crushed graham crackers to the top for the full s’mores effect. This classic brownie recipe is so tasty your friends and family are bound to finish the entire pan!

The BEST Classic Brownie Recipe with Homemade Maple Marshmallows - Healthyish Foods
The BEST Classic Brownie Recipe - Healthyish Foods

The BEST Classic Brownie Recipe

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  • 2 tablespoons cane sugar
  • 1.5 tablespoons vanilla flavor
  • 1 cup AP flour, all purpose flour – I did NOT test GF flour or any other flour
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups powder sugar , sifted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature


  • 8×8 baking dish
  • mixing bowl
  • handmixer
  • measuring cup


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease an 8×8 glass or ceramic baking dish with baking spray. Glass preferred.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the cane sugar and vanilla flavor. Stir well.
  • Next, add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and sifted powdered sugar. Whisk until well combined.
  • Next, you’ll add the wet ingredients.
  • Add 1 large egg, milk and room temperature unsalted butter. Use a hand mixer to combine well.
  • Pour the batter into your greased glass baking dish.
  • Bake for 35-37 minutes, until fully cooked through.