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October 26, 2010

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

I have been baking and cooking like crazy the past couple of weeks while trying to get all my pumpkin spice recipes re-tested (LOL) and posted ( I don't really need to re-test them, that's just my excuse to make and EAT all the good stuff)!
This recipe was my family's favorite of the week. I liked it too...a lot...I mean really a lot...

1 box brownie mix 
2 eggs
3/4 c. sugar plus 2 Tbsp. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/4 c. canned pumpkin
(from a 15 oz. can)
1/4 c. vegetable oil
2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare brownie mix according to package directions for a 9 x 13 pan. Pour batter into a 9x13 pan  that has been lightly sprayed with non stick baking spray (do not bake yet).
Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla on medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add the pumpkin and oil and mix until well combined.
Combine all the dry ingredients together, then mix in with the pumpkin mix. Combine well. Spoon large dollops of the pumpkin mix over the brownie batter, then using a knife or spatula, swirl back and forth thru the 2 batters to mix them together slightly. Be careful not to over swirl (whatever that means-ha ha).

Bake for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool completely, then cut into squares.


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Frieda Loves Bread said...

Hi! I just found you on the Hive and LOVE your blog~ you have some beautiful photos that make me are on a pumpkin roll, right? I just made a pumpkin pie from scratch and will be posting it soon. I'm adding your blog to my reader and catching up on all your posts...

Kristin (Book Sniffers Anonymous) said...

Oh my that looks good! I could see why you would want to, er I mean why you would need to re try this recipe. I mean after all you have to make sure it is perfect.

Ami Allison said...

OH YUM!!! Thanks for sharing this. I am TOTALLY making this one! :)

Ava said...

Thanks for stopping by. I'm always so excited to find new recipe blogs, they are my fave.

Shannon said...

Pumpkin and chocolate together, yummmo! Amber, thanks for stopping by Delectalicious! I love the quotes you left. Thank you so much! I just added one to the bottom of the Bitten by a Vampire Cupcakes post.

Love your blogs.... great recipes and beautiful jewelry!
Happy Halloween Eve ~Shannon

Heather said...

Looks amazing. I'm definitely gonna try it. Just so I'm sure: how many mL's (I'm in Canada) or ounces are in one "can" of pumpkin puree?

Thanks! :)

Unknown said...

Hi Heather!

The can size is 15 oz. I didn't realize I had left the size out of the original post. Thanks for pointing it out!
I'm fixing it right now