This recipe for simple brownies uses just basic ingredients in your kitchen, and you will be smelling their delicious aroma in no time.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Grease a 8 inch baking pan with oil.
Mix together melted butter and cocoa powder until smooth. Add in sugar, eggs and vanilla, mix until well incorporated. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until well incorporated.
Pour batter into prepared baking pan and bake for 15 - 20 minutes, or until brownies until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Don't over bake. Set to cool.
*Optional* you add in favourite nuts (about 1 cup), and or chocolate chips or chunks (about 1 cup)