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Easy Cake Mix Brownies Recipe featured by top US dessert blogger, Practically Homemade

Cake Mix Brownies Recipe

What could be more awesome that turning a cake mix into fudgy chocolate brownies? This recipe is perfection.

Course Dessert
Keyword cake mix brownies, brownies made with a cake mix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 brownies


  • 1-15.25 oz. box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray.

  2. In a large bowl combine cake mix, oil, eggs, vanilla extract and water. This can done either by hand or with a hand held mixer.

  3. Pour the batter into the prepared 9x9 pan and spread out into an even layer. Sprinkle a few additional chocolate chips on top of the batter. Bake for 23-28 minutes. To get the fudgy texture you know and love be sure to not over bake. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.

  4. Once cool, pull up on the parchment paper and remove all of the brownies. Cut them into 12 squares. Serve with a scoop of ice cream and store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.