Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins
Great time saver (and good, too)! Mix makes about 7 pans (8x8) of brownies. ***Nutritional information won't include eggs, vanilla or nuts.
- 6 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 teaspoons salt
- 8 cups sugar
- 1 (8 ounce) can baking cocoa
- 2 cups vegetable shortening
- In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
- With a pastry blender, cut in shortening until evenly distributed.
- Store in a large airtight container in the cupboard (two 3 pound coffee cans work well). Keeps 10-12 weeks.
- To make brownies:.
- 2 1/2 cups mix, 2 eggs, beaten, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional). In a mixing bowl, combine first four ingredients. Beat with a spoon until smooth. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan (double recipe for 9x13 pan). Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min until the top tests done. Don't overcook :).