Fruit cocktail brownies are delicious sweets that are perfect for the holiday season. Serve them during parties or give them away as gifts.
1 439g can fruitÂ cocktail, drained (reserve 2 tablespoons of syup)
2/3 cup butter
3/4 cup cocoa powder
2 cups sugar
4 pcs eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon fine salt
1/2 cup cashew nuts, coarsely chopped
Preheat the oven at 350F and slightly grease a 13â€x9â€ pan with butter.
Next, melt the butter in a medium sized saucepan over low heat. Add the cocoa and stir until it is dissolved. Remove from heat.
Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a large mixing bowl. Add the cocoa mixture, eggs, vanilla and reserved cocktail syrup. Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.
Place the nuts and fruit cocktail in the batter. Mix well. Transfer the mixture into the greased pan. Bake it in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until set. Test doneness with a toothpick. Insert it into the brownies and it must come out clean.
Let it cool for 5 minutes before slicing. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store it in a sealed container if desired.
Photo Courtesy Of: Â Laura HB