Brownies on their own are delicious but adding this chocolate mint layer makes them amazing. The brownie is a deep chocolatey flavor with a chewy, fudgy texture.
Then you have a creamy mint covered with a thin coating of dark chocolate. You can’t go wrong with this recipe.
1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
4 ounces (120 grams) unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 1/4 cups (250 grams) granulated white sugar
1 teaspoon (4 grams) pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 cup (65 grams) all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon (1 gram) salt
4 tablespoons (55 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 cups (230 grams) confectioners (powdered or icing) sugar, sifted
1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint oil (or 1/2 teaspoon pure peppermint extract or 1-2 tablespoons Creme de Menthe), or to taste
about 2 – 3 tablespoons cream
green food coloring (optional)
4 ounces (120 grams) semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon (14 grams) unsalted butter or shortening