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Easy Cocoa, Cranberry & Whiskey Brownies

Cocoa, cranberry & Whiskey Brownies are so easy to put together and will break all your notions about Cocoa brownies. You bake them once and you will bake them again and again and again!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 piece


  • 10 tbsps unsalted butter (140 grams)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar (250 grams)
  • 3/4 cup cocoa (65 grams) powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1/2 cup flour (65 grams)
  • 2/3 cup cranberry dried
  • 1/4 cup whiskey (or less)


  • Grease and line a 8x8 square pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
  • Pre-Heat the oven at 170C
  • Using a double boiler or a large microwave safe bowl, melt together butter, sugar and cocoa till you have a smoothish mixture. Add salt to this and whisk the mixture together. Keep aside for cooling, till the mixture is slightly warm.
  • Add vanilla extract and one eggs at one time stirring well. Add whiskey and stir it well again.
  • Fold in the flour and mix well till fully incorporated. Fold in the cranberries and pour the batter in the prepared pan.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes till the sides look set. Let it cool completely before slicing. A wet knife helps for getting cleaner pieces.


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