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Brownies With Cake Mix

This is a delicious brownie recipe made using chocolate cake mix and 4 other ingredients. It comes together in less than an hour and is so delicious that people won't be able to tell it was made using cake mix!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, cake mix, cake mix brownies
Servings: 9 large pieces


  • 1 box betty crocker cake mix
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream room temperature
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips or morsels


  • first, preheat the oven to 350F, then spray an 8" by 8" baking pan with baking spray and line with parchment paper. This will make pulling the brownie out much easier!
  • In large bowl, add in the melted butter, heavy whipping cream and egg, and beat together until well incorporated.
    Wet ingredients for brownies
  • Sift the chocolate cake mix into the butter mixture then mix everything with a spatula.
    Dry ingredients sifted in the brownie mix
  • add in the chocolate chips or chunks and mix again.
    Chocolate chip going into the brownie batter
  • Spread the batter into the prepared baking pan using a spatula and bake for 25-27 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    Spreading brownie batter in the baking pan
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting into the brownie. Cut into 9 large square pieces of 16 smaller pieces.
    Sliced giant brownies


Make sure to use good quality chocolate. I always stress the fact that you want to use good quality chocolate in your baked goods because that's what will give this brownie its richness!