Aug 18, 2014

Chocolate Cashew Brownies Recipe / Cashew Brownies Recipe

I love making brownies, my all time favorite brownies is nigella lawson's everyday brownies..I posted that long before, i wanted to do a updated post for a very long time with new pictures. So i took that recipe made small changes to it and posting it here..I have quite a few brownies in my blog. Check it here..

This brownies is just perfect, it has a crust and gooey chocolate interior with small crunchy bits of cashews. Give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Makes : 16 Bars


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup / 120 grams
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Sugar -  1 3/4 cup / 350 grams
Oil - 1 cup / 240 ml
Cocoa Powder - 3/4 cup / 80 grams
Eggs - 4
Vanilla Essence - 1 tblspn
Cashewnuts - 1 cup chopped into small pieces
Milk Chocolate - 1 cup chopped (chocolate chips can be used)


Preheat oven to 180 Degree C.

Take flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Mix well, set aside.

In a sauce pan, take oil and heat till it gets warm. Add in sugar and mix well..

Now add in cocoa powder and mix well.

Add in the flour mix and fold gently. Once it is mixed lightly, add in couple of eggs and mix well. Add in another couple of eggs and fold again.

Add in vanilla essence and fold gently.

Add in cashews and chocolate pieces and fold gently.

Line a baking pan with foil and grease it well with oil. Pour in the batter and spread it.

Bake it for 40 to 45 mins.

Remove it and let it cool gently.

Now invert the cake pan and peel off the foil. Now cut it into small pieces and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take flour in a bowl

Add in salt

some baking soda

Mix well and keep aside
Now take a sauce pan

Add in oil

Heat it up till it gets warm

Now add in sugar

Mix well..It wont melt properly, but no
problem for that..

Now take it off the heat and add in cocoa powder

mix well

add in flour

give a quick stir

add in couple of eggs

mix well

Add in the other two eggs

mix gently

add a splash of vanilla

mix it up

add in cashews

chopped chocolate pieces

fold well

Line a baking tray with foil

drizzle some oil 

pour this batter in

bake till perfection

once cooled, invert it over and peel the foil

cut into small pieces



  1. Dear Aarthi,

    Please update with some Microwave cakes / cookies / Puffs.

  2. The brownie looks yum. Simply delicious. Can you say where did you purchase in Nagercoil, the spatula you used for mixing the batter? Thanks.

  3. @Anonymous I got it from rajas. But you can get it online too.

  4. Hello i tried these above brownies bt oil nd sugar didn't mixed,they remained seperate nd adding coco nd flour is whn the pan is on stove??kindly explain as my brownies are brokn altogether.

  5. @Anonymousyou should warm the oil then add sugar to it and mix till it is lightly melted. Now take it off the heat and add cocoa and flour. The oil mix should be warm when you add the other stuffs

  6. Any other substitute for im a pure veggie.....

  7. @AnonymousSorry in this recipe, there is no substitute..Check this

  8. the effort of yours to guide your recipes pictorial is great and your site recipes are fun and easy !!!

  9. Hi i tried these brownies. They turned out to be really yummy but one thing i wanted to ask that you've used 1cup of oil in this recipe and when i ate my brownies lot of oil was left behind in the plate and was oozing out from the brownies. Is there any means by which one can add less oil to them??

  10. @Anisha SharmaMine didn't turn out like that..I think u have cooked it longer..If u feel there is oil, then u can reduce it by 3/4 cup

  11. Hey aarthi brownies looks yum...plz tell me how I can make brownies without oven

  12. @AnonymousYou can make it in pressure cooker. FOllow my pressure cooker baking method

  13. Can butter be used instead of oil

  14. Hi aarthi,can u tell me how long it should be baked ??

  15. @Anonymousit is mentioned in the written part of recipe. And yes u can use butter instead of oil

  16. superb recipe. i like all your recipes and you made my day really. thanks for posting all these... really you r great by maintaining all this online.. i appreciate your help and thanks again...!

  17. Can this be baked in microwave mode.?
    if so hw many mins
    thank u

  18. @Anonymousno it cannot be baked in microwave mode.

  19. Hi aarthi..i have tried this recipe twice..but both the times the bottom and the top of the brownie got very black like burnt.i baked in otg with both elements on.can you please suggest what went wrong...thanks

  20. @Anonymousput the tray in middle rack and cook it in the mentioned temp for the mentioned time.

  21. Can butter be used instead of oil? If so can u specify the measurement

  22. @shiransame amount of melted butter can be used for oil


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