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chocolate orange brownie squares piled on top of each other in a small tower

Chocolate Orange Brownies

This Chocolate Orange Brownie Recipe is so very good and very easy to make. Deliciously fudgy and all made in one saucepan.Simply topped with chocolate orange pieces for a real crowd pleaser of a brownie.
Course Brownies
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, chocolate orange brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 540kcal


  • 270 grams dark chocolate cooking
  • 225 grams unsalted butter
  • 400 grams sugar
  • 175 grams plain flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1 chocolate orange


  • I start by placing 12 or however many you need for portion sizes chocolate orange segments on a plate and in the freezer.
  • Preheat your oven to 180 C/350 F/Gas Mark 4
  • Then begin the brownies by melting 225 grams of butter and the 270 grams dark cooking chocolate over a very gentle heat in a medium size saucepan. Be careful that the chocolate does not burn on the bottom of the pan.
  • When nearly all the chocolate is melted remove from the heat and stir until it is all smooth.
  • Tip in 400 grams of sugar and stir for a few minutes until the sugar has begun to disappear and become less grainy in the chocolate mixture.
  • Add in the 4 beaten eggs and the 1 tsp of orange extract and again mix well until smooth.
  • Finally add 175 grams flour, mix very well until shiny. I then add the rest of the chocolate orange pieces cut up into chunks and mix through.
  • Tip the chocolate orange brownie batter into your lined baking tin.
  • Bake for 25 minutesĀ 
  • Place the orange segments in regular spaces on top of the brownie. Gently press them just into the surface of the brownie crust and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  • Leave to cool completely in their tin before cutting into your portion sizes for however you want to partition them up.



  • Substitute Ā½ an orange zest for the orange extract if you don't have it in your cupboard.
  • Take your time in stirring each ingredient through.
  • Stir until the mixture is shiny before putting the batter in the tin.
  • Use a long ruler to quickly measure out your rectangles. I cut out the rectangle size on a piece of paper the first time so I could get a rough idea of the size of each one when pressing in the orange segments. After you have done these once it will feel easier to put the orange segments in the right place without measuring. It's not that important!
  • Use an independent oven thermometer to check the temperature of your oven is correct.
  • Bake the brownies for longer if you want them less fudgy.


Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 4mg