5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 43 minutes
Servings 6 batches
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
After trying this homemade brownie mix recipe, you will never reach for a boxed brownie mix again! This recipe comes together in a matter of minutes and creates 6 batches of mix, which will keep for up to 3 months!
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  • 6 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup add ins such as nuts or chocolate chips optional

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  1. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt & cocoa powder. Stir in sugar.
  2. Add shortening and cut in with a pastry cutter until evenly distributed.
  3. Store sealed in a cool dry place up to 3 months.
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine 2 1/2 cups brownie mix with remaining ingredients. Stir until smooth.
  3. Pour into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment.
  4. Bake 28-30 minutes or just until set. Cool completely.
  5. Frost as desired and cut into squares.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 2199, Fat: 78g, Saturated Fat: 22g, Cholesterol: 69mg, Sodium: 859mg, Potassium: 641mg, Carbohydrates: 371g, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 266g, Protein: 17g, Vitamin A: 255%, Calcium: 165%, Iron: 8.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword homemade Brownie Mix