Saturday, May 30, 2020


Today is Mint Julep Day! Celebrate with these fabulous Mint Julep Brownies. You might want to bookmark this recipe to make for your Kentucky Derby Party. Because of the coronavirus the Derby has been rescheduled for September 5.


1 cup unsalted Butter
4 ounces dark Chocolate
4 Eggs
2 cups Sugar
1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Peppermint Extract
2 Tbsp Bourbon

Melt butter and chocolate together in saucepan over low heat.
Remove from heat and cool a bit.
In large bowl, beat eggs on medium for 2 minutes. Add cooled chocolate, sugar, flour, salt, peppermint extract, and Bourbon, and stir to combine.
Pour batter into greased 9 x 13 pan (either lined with parchment or greased and floured)
Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick in middle comes out clean.
Cool before cutting.

Serve with candied pecans, whipped cream....on top of a splash of bourbon, if you want!
Garnish with a sprig of mint!

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