Fudgy brownies can be a real buzzkill when you realize most recipes call for setting up a double broiler and melting down a couple cups of chocolate. Who has time for all that when a craving hits and you already have the latest episode of Moon Knight queued up and ready to go? Consult the internet on how to make box brownies fudgy, and you’ll find all kinds of suggestions: Swap water for milk! Ditch the egg whites! Light an Ina Garten prayer candle and hope for the best!
We’re here to help you cut through the hype (and nonsense), testing three of the most common hacks online. And in true PureWow fashion, we’re getting unnecessarily scientific about it.