Sunday, April 22, 2018

EARTH DAY BROWNIES

One more recipe to celebrate Earth Day. These Earth Day Mint Brownies are delicious, and with the green center, they're great for Earth Day!

EARTH DAY BROWNIES

Ingredients 

Brownies
3 cups sugar
3 cups flour
1 cup DARK cocoa
1 1/2 tsp salt
6 eggs
1 1/2 cups oil
3/4 cup milk

Mint Layer
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
2 Tbsp milk
Dash of salt
Natural green coloring

Chocolate Glaze Layer
2 cups chopped dark chocolate
6 Tbsp unsalted butter

Directions

Brownies
Combine all ingredients in an large bowl and beat or whisk till smooth.
Pour batter into well greased 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350° for about 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.

Mint Layer
Beat till smooth and spread evenly over cooled brownies. Chill in refrigerator while you make the chocolate glaze layer.

Chocolate Glaze Layer
Melt butter and chocolate in saucepan over saucepan filled with water on simmer until combined. Let cool for 5 minutes. Spread over mint layer, smoothing as you go. Return to refrigerate for at least an hour.

Allow to come to room temperature before cutting into squares.

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