Recipe: Mint frosted brownie with bitter chocolate drizzle
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Yummy brownie with a gentle mint frosting drizzled with bitter chocolate. It's a perfect grownup snack.
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
Brownies
  • ½ cup butter (113.4 grams)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted (2 squares)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour - sifted
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
Mint Frosting
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • pinch salt
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk or cream
  • 1 oz unsweetened chocolate, 1 square
  • few drops green food coloring (optional)
Instructions
Brownies
  1. Preheat oven to 325F
  2. Thoroughly cream butter, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. Beat in eggs.
  4. Blend in melted chocolate.
  5. Stir in the flour and chopped walnuts. Batter will be thick and fluffy.
  6. Turn batter into a greased and floured 8-inch square pan.
  7. Bake at 325° for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. When cooled, frost and drizzle
Mint Frosting
  1. Cream butter, peppermint, and salt.
  2. Gradually add 1 cup confectioners' sugar and cream til light.
  3. Add remaining sugar and the milk. Beat until smooth.
  4. If desired, add a few drops of food coloring to tint light green.
  5. Frost cooled brownies and drizzle with melted unsweetened chocolate
Notes
Check the brownies in 30 minutes and if they aren't done enough for you, you can cook for another 5 minutes. Don't overcook brownies because then you're eating bricks.
Recipe by The Orgasmic Chef at https://orgasmicchef.com/desserts/mint-frosted-brownies-with-bitter-chocolate-drizzle/