This easy-to-bake, moist, chocolately, tasty brownie is my go-to Shabbat dessert when I have a crowd for Shabbat lunch. You can make it ahead of time and freeze. They taste good frozen or defrosted. To make it more festive, serve with a pareve vanilla ice cream and a strawberry on top.

Prep Time: 10 m
cook time
Cook Time: 20 m
Yield: 24-30 brownies
Course: Dessert
Occasion: Shabbat
Skill: Easy
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray a 9x13 inch pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Mix oil and sugar until well blended.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; stir just until blended.
  4. Mix all dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  5. Stir dry ingredients into the wet mixture.
  6. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until sides just start to pull away from the pan.
  8. Cool completely before cutting.

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