The recipe was selected as a finalist in the Veggie Patch UnderCover Moms Contest.
These brownies are our favorites. It is a delicious recipe that hides spinach. Trust me; my kiddos don’t even know it’s there. The spinach adds moisture and vitamins to the finished product, delicious, moist brownies.
Deceptive Brownies Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 c. shortening
- 2 c. sugar
- 4 eggs
- 7 TBSP cocoa powder
- 1/2 of a 10 oz. box of frozen spinach, thawed, drained and pureed
- 1 1/2 c. +2 TBSP Flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 c. nuts (optional)
- Powdered sugar
Deceptive Brownies Directions:
- Beat the shortening and sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add eggs, spinach, cocoa and mix well. Slowly add the flour, baking powder, salt, and nuts.
- Pour into greased 13″x9″ pan and bake in a 3350-degree oven for about 25-30 minutes. Check for doneness by inserting a knife into the center--you want it to come out clean.
- Lightly dust with powdered sugar and serve!