The first brownie ever made was actually a mistake. The baker didn't have baking powder and ended up with an unleavened, fudgy treat.
The first brownie made was not actually a brownie at all. It was a baked treat sweetened with molasses that we now know as a blondie.
There are two types of brownies: fudgy and cake-like. According to Greyston Bakery research, fudgy tops are the favourite.
On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, McGill University created the world's largest brownie, made with 2,220 pounds of sugar, chocolate and cocoa powder.