Better than a Boyfriend Brownies

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Introducing your go-to, fail-safe, ultimate chocolate chunk brownie recipe to satisfy all your chocolate cravings!

These “Better than a Boyfriend Brownies” are mixed in just one bowl, making them so simple that even kids can whip them up. After making countless brownie batches, I’m confident I could make these with my eyes closed. With all that experience, you could call me a brownie expert, right? Trust me when I say this is the BEST homemade brownie recipe out there.

This decadent and fudgy brownie is the answer to all your chocolate desires.

Better than a Boyfriend Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 20


  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cake Flour
  • 1 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks or Chips
  • *Optional: add 8-ounce jar Dulce de Leche. Gently heat in the microwave swirl in 4 ounces into the batter, bake, and top brownies with remaining Dulce de Leche.


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter, sugar, and brown sugar for 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
  • Mix in flour, cake flour, cocoa, and salt until well combined.
  • Gently fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into a 9 x 13 pan and spread it evenly.
  • Bake for 28-36 minutes.

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