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My Chocolate Mint Brownies are an irresistible treat, moist, delicious and perfect for any occasion - especially St Patrick's Day!
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Chocolate Mint Brownies

My Chocolate Mint Brownies are an irresistible treat, moist, delicious and perfect for any occasion - especially St Patrick's Day!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword brownies, dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Author April J Harris

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter for greasing the pan (You may need slightly more or less.)
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder Green and Black's or Bournville if possible
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • cup melted unsalted butter, divided
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 2 cups caster or granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1⅓ cups all purpose flour all purpose flour is also known as plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mint baking chips or chopped up chocolate mint chocolate bars
  • Glaze -
  • cup icing sugar icing sugar is also known as confectioners sugar
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons water
  • ¼ teaspoon mint flavouring
  • a drop of green food colouring

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C or 165°C for a fan oven).
  • Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch (33 x 22 x 5 cm) pan.
  • Sift the cocoa and baking soda into a large bowl.
  • Stir in ⅓ cup of the butter. (That's 75 grams or half of the butter)
  • Add the boiling water and stir until the mixture thickens up.
  • Stir in the sugar, beaten eggs, vanilla and the remaining ⅓ cup butter.
  • Stir well until the mixture is smooth.
  • Sift in the flour and salt.
  • Stir until well blended.
  • Stir in the mint chips.
  • Spread the batter in the prepared pan.
  • Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until the brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  • Place the pan on a wire rack to cool.
  • Meanwhile, put the icing sugar in a bowl and gradually add the water until you have a smooth, drizzle-able glaze.
  • Stir in the mint flavouring and a drop of green food colouring.
  • Mix well.
  • When the brownies are completely cool, drizzle with the glaze.
  • Let the glaze set for at least a half hour before cutting the brownies into squares.
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