These spiced brownies are a step above a traditional pan of brownies. Yes, they're moist and packed with Dutch Processed Cocoa, but they have a delicious secret: just enough Ground Cardamom and Ground Ginger to add an unexpected, delightful spiced flavor.

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 20 min

Total time: 35 min

Dutch Cocoa Spiced Brownies
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods



  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.

  2. Line 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving extra foil hanging over two sides.

  3. Combine butter, sugar, Dutch Processed Cocoa Powder, Ginger Powder, Ground Cardamom and salt in medium saucepan set over low heat.

  4. Stir until butter is melted and mixture is smooth and slightly hot to the touch. Remove from heat and set aside to cool for 5 minutes.

  5. Stir in vanilla extract, and whisk in eggs, one by one, stirring to incorporate fully after each egg.

  6. When batter is well blended, add flour and mix until incorporated. Continue stirring batter for 1 minute.

  7. Spread batter into pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until cake tester emerges slightly moist with batter. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

  8. Using foil, lift brownies onto cutting board and cut into squares.