Print Rich Brownie Mix Recipe
Rich Brownie Mix
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 1/3 Cups Unsweetened Cocoa well packed
2 Cups Flour sifted, all-purpose
1 Cup Vegetable Shortening chilled
2 Teaspoons Salt to taste ;
4 Cups Sugar brown, packed
1. Put all ingredients except the shortening in a large bowl; use a spoon to mix until uniform.

2. Cut in shortening using either a pastry blender or your fingertips until mixture looks like chocolate cornmeal.

3. Seal tightly in a plastic bag or jar, label and store at room temperature.

4. Makes 8 cups of mix; enough for 4 pans of brownies TO USE: Put 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla or orange extract in a mixing bowl; beat slightly.

5. Stir in 4 tablespoons melted butter or margarine which has been cooled.

6. Lightly spoon 2 cups of the mix into the mixing bowl; do not pack the mix when measuring.

7. Beat well with a spoon to make a somewhat smooth batter; stir in 1/2 cup chopped nuts, if desired.

8. Spread into a greased and floured 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan.

9. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.