Monday, August 24, 2009

BYU Mint Brownies

1 cup margarine
1/2 cup cocoa
2 Tb. honey
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 Tb.baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped walnuts
12 oz. chocolate icing

Mint Icing:
5 Tb. margarine
dash of salt
3 Tb. milk
1 Tb. light corn syrup
2 1/3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. mint extract
1-2 drops green food coloring

Brownies: Melt margarine and mix in cocoa. Allow to cool. Add honey, eggs sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Add nuts. Pour batter into greased 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Cool.

Mint Icing: Soften margarine. Add salt, corn syrup and powdered sugar. Beat until smooth and fluffy. Add mint extract and food coloring. Mix. Add milk gradually until the consistency is a little thinner than cake frosting.

Spread mint icing over brownies. Place brownies in the freezer for a short time to stiffen the icing. Remove from the freezer and carefully add a layer of chocolate icing.

Source: BYU Magazine
If you attended BYU or visited BYU, I bet you have had one of their BYU Mint Brownies!

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