Skillet Stout Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


12 servings

Updated: Apr. 21, 2023
These stout brownies are so rich and fudgy. I love how quickly they come together. They're perfect for a busy weeknight. —Mandy Naglich, New York, New York
Skillet Stout Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup milk stout beer
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place chocolate in a large bowl. In a 10-in. cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, combine butter and stout. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over chocolate; stir with a whisk until smooth. Cool slightly. In another large bowl, beat egg, egg yolks and sugars until blended. Stir in chocolate mixture. In another bowl, mix flour, baking cocoa and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture, mixing well.
  2. Spread into skillet. Bake until set, 25-30 minutes. Cool completely in skillet on a wire rack. If desired, serve with vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 363 calories, 24g fat (14g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 229mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.