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Friday, May 16, 2014

Fruity Brownies {Featuring: Key Lime & Orange Dreamsicle}

Need a fresh dessert idea for an upcoming picnic or party? These fruity brownies are fun and flavorful---plus, you can customize them any color or flavor you desire!



Sometimes it's in the greatest disasters that we find awesome new treasures. That's what happened to me today as I was working on a idea that I thought would be just perfect. At first, I thought my idea had ended up being a disaster---but then it occurred to me that I'd just created some super wonderful Fruity Brownies!


These are really simple to whip up and, because they use easy-to-find ingredients, you can change up the colors and flavors however you'd like. I used orange and lime for mine. You can also choose the texture. Use the flavored drink mix for the denser, chewier brownies with the fuller flavor, or try the flavored gelatin for the thicker, lighter-tasting, cake-like version. 

What fun flavor combinations can you come up with?


Fruity Brownies

16 oz. boxed pound cake mix
1/2 c. butter or margarine
2 eggs
2/3 c. water
(2) .15 oz. envelopes flavored drink mix OR (1) 6 oz. box flavored gelatin mix

Heat oven to 350ยบ. Grease a jelly roll pan (or line with parchment paper). Mix all ingredients on low for 30 seconds and then on high for 2 minutes. Bake for about 20 minutes or until done through. Use the flavored drink mix for the denser, chewier brownies with the fuller flavor, or try the flavored gelatin for the thicker, lighter-tasting, cake-like version. 

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18 comments:

  1. These look so yummy and the colors are so spring-like. :-)

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    1. Thanks so much, Dianne! I'm excited about these---can do so much with them! :)

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  2. Mmmmm. These look good. Can't wait to try them when I get home.

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    1. Thanks, Rachel. They were definitely a hit!

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  4. These would be sooo fun to make and share! I love the idea of a sweet treat that could be just about any color I need or want! Thanks for sharing!!!!
    Jessica from www.sparklesandglue.com

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    1. We took them to our friends' house Saturday night and everyone liked them! Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. Thanks Sarah for linking up your fun homemaking posts on the Art of Home-Making Mondays. These brownies would make anyone smile!

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  6. Wow! Maybe I need to try these since my husband won't eat the chocolate kind. What a great idea to use a cake mix!

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  7. Brownies that are in color is definitely a new concept!

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  8. Found you at Ivy & Elephants. Wow does this look amazing! I host Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday and would love it if you linked up this recipe. I’m sure our party goers would love it as much as I do. Here is the link http://bit.ly/1oNxekf. Have a wonderful day!!

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  9. Yummy
    Thanks for sharing in My Favorite Things Saturday
    Co-host
    http://becreativemommy.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. Hello, Thanks so much for linking up at the party! I will say these are very cute and festive for a party or picnic! I want to encourage your new ideas for fun desserts for this time of the year!
    Sometimes we forget to get out of the box and do a little something unusual!
    I hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend!
    Blessings, Roxy

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    1. That's very thoughtful, Roxy, thank you! They are looking better and better the more summery it gets outside!

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  11. So interesting!! These are the kind of foody things that go viral on Pinterest!! I have a feeling that they would taste pretty good!!

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    1. Well feel free to pin away, Judith! :) Thanks for stopping by!

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