Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Homemade Brownie Mix

Homemade Brownie Mix

2 cups Sugar
1 cup Flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 cup solid vegetable shortening

Place dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix well

Cut in vegetable shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal

Store in airtight container in a cool dry place

and now for the Brownies........

2 1/4 cups brownie mix, well packed
2 eggs beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts ( optional)

Mix first 3 ingredients to form smooth batter, add nuts if desired.

Spread in greased 9 inch square pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted off center comes out clean

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