Homemade Brownie Mix Recipe

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Gabriella Published: December 18, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Homemade Brownie Mix

Skip the store bought boxes and whip up your own brownie mix at home! Use this delicious mix anytime you’re craving those chocolatey bars.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 28 minutes
Total: 43 minutes



For Brownie Mix:

  • 6cupsall purpose flour
  • 4tspbaking powder
  • 2tspsalt
  • 8cupssugar
  • 1cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2cupsvegetable shortening

To Bake Brownies:

  • 2eggs
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 3tspbutter,melted
  • ½cupnuts,or chocolate chips, optional


Brownie Mix:

  1. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder. Stir in the sugar.

  2. Add the shortening, then cut it into the mix with a pastry cutter until evenly distributed.

Bake Brownies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Combine 2½ cups of brownie mix with the eggs, vanilla, butter, and nuts. Stir until smooth.

  3. Pour into an 8 x 8-inch pan lined with parchment.

  4. Bake for 28 to 30 minutes or just until set. Cool completely.

  5. Frost as desired, then cut into squares.

  6. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store your brownie mix sealed in a cool dry place for up to 3 months.


  • Calories: 2232.59kcal
  • Fat: 80.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.87g
  • Trans Fat: 9.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 33.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 21.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 374.13g
  • Fiber: 9.71g
  • Sugar: 266.86g
  • Protein: 19.52g
  • Cholesterol: 58.40mg
  • Sodium: 1050.17mg
  • Calcium: 283.42mg
  • Potassium: 447.38mg
  • Iron: 8.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 39.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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