Chocolate Mint Squares

    Chocolate Mint Squares

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    About this recipe: A chocolate cake traybake that is rich and delicious in all of its chocolaty, minty goodness! A chocolate cake layer is topped with a creme de menthe cream, which is then topped with a chocolate glaze. Cut into small squares.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 110g butter, softened
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 450g chocolate sauce
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 125g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 250g icing sugar
    • 110g butter
    • 4 tablespoons creme de menthe liqueur
    • 170g plain chocolate chips
    • 90g butter

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease one 20x30cm baking dish.
    2. Cream 110g butter with 200g caster sugar. Beat in the eggs. Stir in the chocolate sauce and vanilla. Mix in the flour and salt. Stir until just combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared dish.
    3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Let cake cool before topping with Mint Layer and Chocolate Glaze.
    4. To Make Mint Layer: Combine the icing sugar, 110g butter and the creme de menthe syrup, blend until light. Spread over the top of the cooled cake.
    5. To Make The Chocolate Glaze: Melt the chocolate chips and 90g butter together. Let cool slightly then spread over top of the mint layer. Chill cake for at least 3 hours or overnight. Cut into small squares to serve. This cake needs to be kept refrigerated.

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