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Delicious Bumblebee Brownies Recipe

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Delicious Bumblebee Brownies Recipe

Today, we’re taking a sweet detour into the world of bumblebees with our Delicious Bumblebee Brownies. These delightful treats are perfect for any gathering where you want to add a buzz of excitement! Fear not, no real bumblebees were harmed in the making of these brownies.


  • 1 cup (225g) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups (400g) sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (180g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (85g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Yellow and black food coloring
  • 1/2 cup (115g) chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (115g) peanut butter chips
  • Chocolate icing (for decoration)
  • White icing (optional, for decoration)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in sugar until fully combined. Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in the vanilla extract.
  4. Gradually add the flour, cocoa powder, and salt to the mixture, stirring until well combined.
  5. Divide the brownie batter into two separate bowls. In one half of the batter, mix in the yellow food coloring until you achieve a bright bumblebee yellow color. In the other half, mix in black food coloring until you get a deep, dark shade.
  6. Spoon dollops of yellow and black batter into the prepared baking dish, alternating colors to mimic a bumblebee pattern. Use a knife to gently swirl the two colors together slightly—this creates a marbled effect.
  7. Sprinkle the chocolate chips and peanut butter chips evenly over the top of the batter.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the brownies cool in the pan.
  9. Once cooled, use the chocolate icing to draw thin lines across the brownies to enhance the bumblebee stripes. If desired, use white icing to add small dots for eyes.

And there you have it, Delicious Bumblebee Brownies that are sure to be the buzz of any party or gathering. These themed treats are a fun and creative way to bring a bit of the bug world into your kitchen without any actual insects involved. Enjoy with friends and family, and let these whimsical brownies fly off the plate!

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