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Choc Mint Slice Brownies

Rich, fudge brownies with an after-dinner mint baked right in.

food

Choc Mint Slice Brownies

Rich, fudge brownies with an after-dinner mint baked right in.

Ingredients

  • 75 grams plain flour
  • 75 grams cocoa
  • 300 grams castor sugar
  • 300 grams butter
  • 300 grams chocolate
  • 6 eggs
  • 300 grams dark cooking chocolate
  • 150 grams thickened cream (min 35 percent fat content)
  • 20 after-dinner mints, roughly chopped

Steps

  1. To prepare chocolate ganache frosting, simply add cooking chocolate and cream to a large microwave safe bowl and microwave together for 20 seconds at a time, stirring each time until mixture becomes smooth.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  3. Preheat a fan forced oven to 175C (340F).
  4. Spray an 8 x 8-inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray and lay the bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.
  5. Add butter and chocolate to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds at a time and repeat until it becomes smooth.
  6. Add flour, eggs and sugar to a large mixing bowl and mix on low speed using the paddle attachment or a wooden spoon until everything is combined.
  7. Slowly add chocolate and butter mixture while mixing on low speed.
  8. Add batter to baking tin lined with baking paper.
  9. Place half of the chopped after-dinner mints in the batter.
  10. Bake for 30 min or until a pick comes out with moist crumbs.
  11. Set them aside to cool completely after they've baked.
  12. To finish off brownies simply spread the ganache frosting on top and place chopped after-dinner mints on top.