CHOC MINT SLICES

LYNNE HOOK

By
@RICKETTS

Made this today & thought others might enjoy - decadent with all the choc & refreshing with the hint of peppermint! Very rich & naughty!!


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Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

BASE

1 (18.2oz box
duncan hines dark chocolate fudge brownies
1
large egg
1/3 cup
water
1/3 cup
vegetable oil

FILLING

¾ cup
unsalted butter, chopped, room temperature
¾ cup
confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 teas
powdered gelatine
1/3 cup
boiling water
1 1/2teas
peppermint essence (test taste & add more if desired)
green food coloring

TOPPING

8 ozs
dark chocolate
2 teas
vegetable oil

Step-By-Step

1Grease 8insx12ins rectangular slice pan. Line with parchment paper, extending paper above pan edges.

2Mix brownie mixture as directed on pack, using egg, water & vegetable oil. Smooth into prepared tin & cook in 350F oven for 20 mins, so still soft when taken from oven (or only cook for ¾ time stated on box if using different brand). Let cool completely.

3FILLING
Beat butter & sugar in a small bowl with electric mixer until light & fluffy. Meanwhile, sprinkle gelatine over water in a small heatproof jug. Stand jug in a saucepan of simmering water & stir until dissolved.

4With mixer running, gradually beat warm gelatine mixture into butter mixture until thick & creamy. Beat in peppermint essence to your taste & tint green with coloring. Spread evenly over cooled chocolate base.

5TOPPING
Melt chocolate & oil & mix until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes. Spread over peppermint filling.

Stand at room temperature until set.

Lift slice out of pan. Cut into squares.

Bon Appetit!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Australian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #peppermint