Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t you just love mint and chocolate chip! I do!! Yesterday seemed to be a brownie day so a decided why not make a mint chocolate chip brownie. I had a batch of cream cheese in the fridge too so I decided why not! Ha! The sad part of begin the only person in my house who knows to cook is that I can’t hope for some one to make a batch of nice home baked soft gooey brownies. But this recipe is not that hard to make so once its done, you do not have time to worry about being the only cook at home.

Ingredients :-

  1. Butter – 115 gms
  2. Chocolate Chips – 250 gms Β + 50 gms ( for cream cheese)
  3. Flour – 100 gms
  4. Sugar – 250 gms + 50 gms ( for the cream cheese)
  5. Eggs – 3 ( room temp)
  6. Salt – 1/4tsp
  7. Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp
  8. Cream Cheese – 200 gms ( room temp)
  9. Mint Extract Β – 1 tsp
  10. Green Colour – 4 – 5 drops ( depending on how green you want it)
  11. Egg yolk – 1

Instructions :-

  1. Pre Heat your oven to 180 C and line your brownie tray with baking paper
  2. In a heat proof bowl, melt butter in a double boiler and add chocolate chips. Continue to stir till all the chocolate has melted
  3. Set aside the chocolate butter mixture to complete cool down. Meanwhile mix four and salt in another bowl
  4. Once it is at room temperature, add eggs and vanilla extract. Now add the flour to the wet ingredients one spoon at a time
  5. Do not over work the batter but mix till all ingredients have combined
  6. Now transfer 70 % of the batter into you prepare brownie pan
  7. In another bowl add cream cheese and sugar. Whisk till nice and creamy. Then add mint extract, egg yolk and colour as required
  8. Slowly spoon this mixture over the brownie mixture
  9. Then top off the cream cheese mixture with the left over chocolate batter
  10. Now run a butter knife through the batter to make swirls
  11. Pop the brownie tray into the pre heated oven and bake for 30 mins or till a tooth pick inserted comes out clean
  12. Let it cool completely before slicing

 

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