choc mint slices

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

serves 12
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For choc mint slices

  • BASE
  • 1 (18.2oz box
    duncan hines dark chocolate fudge brownies
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/3 cup
  • 1/3 cup
    vegetable oil
  • 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
  • 8 ozs
    dark chocolate
  • 2 teas
    vegetable oil

How To Make choc mint slices

  • 1
    Grease 8insx12ins rectangular slice pan. Line with parchment paper, extending paper above pan edges.
  • 2
    Mix 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.
  • 3
    FILLING 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.
  • 4
    With 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.
  • 5
    TOPPING 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!