Minty chocolate brownies

Minty chocolate brownies


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About this recipe: An easy homemade brownie recipe with a hint of peppermint. Slightly fudgy and super tender, you can opt to add some peppermint flavouring to the brownie mixture, too.

Chef John

Serves: 16 

  • 225g caster sugar
  • 65g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 110g unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 85g plain flour
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint flavouring, or to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. Combine sugar and cocoa powder in a large bowl; stir in melted butter until mixture is smooth. Beat in 1 egg, vanilla and salt; beat in remaining egg. Fold in flour and transfer to an ungreased 20cm (8 in) square baking tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until set in the middle, about 35 minutes. Allow to cool 10 minutes in the tin, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Mix icing sugar, milk and peppermint flavouring in a bowl until smooth. Spread icing over cooled brownies; spread evenly and allow to set, about 30 minutes. Cut into 16 pieces.

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