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Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies

If you are a fan of brownies and love mint chocolate like me, then this recipe for mint aero chocolate brownies is perfect for you! These mint Aero brownies are rich, indulgent, and absolutely delicious. Here’s how you can make them:

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Ingredients

  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 3 large eggs
  • 275g caster sugar
  • 90g plain flour
  • 35g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 Mint Aero bars (90g bars), chopped

Substitutions

If you don’t have some of the ingredients on hand or have dietary restrictions, here are some substitutions you can make for this Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies recipe:

  • Butter: You can use margarine or baking spread instead of butter. Make sure to use a vegan margarine if you want to make the recipe vegan.
  • Chocolate: You can use milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate if you prefer. 
  • Caster Sugar: You can use granulated sugar or soft brown sugar instead of caster sugar.
  • Cocoa Powder: You can use cacao powder instead of cocoa powder.
  • Mint Aero Bars: You can use any type of mint chocolate, or you can use regular chocolate and add a few drops of peppermint extract for the mint flavour. You can also substitute for the mint aero bubbles.

Remember that substitutions may affect the taste and texture of the recipe, so adjust accordingly and experiment until you find your perfect version.

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How to make Mint aero chocolate brownies

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Grease and line a square baking tin with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and dark chocolate over low heat until completely melted and smooth. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and caster sugar until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Add this mixture to the chocolate mixture and stir until just combined.
  6. Fold in the chopped Mint Aero bars, reserving a few pieces to sprinkle on top of the brownies later.
  7. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking tin and smooth the surface with a spatula. Sprinkle the remaining chopped Mint Aero bars on top of the batter.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25-30 minutes until the brownie mixture has just set around the edge.
  9. Leave the brownies to cool completely in fridge before removing from the tin and slicing into squares.
  10. Enjoy!

These mint Aero chocolate brownies are perfect for sharing with friends and family. They can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the fridge for up to a week.

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FAQ

How do I make this recipe vegan?

To make these brownies vegan, substitute butter with a plant-based margarine or coconut oil, use dairy-free dark chocolate, and replace the eggs with flax eggs or applesauce. Ensure you choose dairy-free chocolate and check all ingredients for animal products.

Can I use gluten-free flour in this recipe?

Yes, you can use gluten-free flour instead of regular plain flour if you have a gluten intolerance. Be sure to check the packaging for the specific gluten-free flour you’re using, as some blends may require adjustments to achieve the desired texture.

Can I use other types of chocolate in this recipe?

Yes, you can use other types of chocolate. While dark chocolate is recommended for this recipe, you can use milk or white chocolate if you prefer. You can also use dairy-free chocolate if you have dietary restrictions.

Top Tip

To achieve clean and neat brownie slices, run a knife under hot water before cutting. The heat will help the knife glide through the brownies, resulting in beautifully smooth edges. Wipe the knife clean and reheat it as needed for each cut. This will give your Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies a professional look when serving. Enjoy!

Ways to serve and storage tips

Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies can be served warm or cold, and there are many ways to enjoy them:

  1. Warm: Heat a brownie in the microwave for 20-30 seconds and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  2. Cold: Serve the brownies chilled with a dusting of icing sugar.
  3. Toppings: Top the brownies with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or a sprinkling of chopped nuts.

Storage Tips:

To keep your Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies fresh, follow these storage tips:

  1. Airtight Container: Store the brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  2. Fridge: Store the brownies in the fridge for up to a week.
  3. Freezer: Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies can be frozen for up to 3 months. Wrap them tightly in plastic wrap or tin foil and place them in a freezer bag or airtight container.
  4. Thawing: To thaw frozen brownies, remove them from the freezer and let them sit at room temperature for a few hours or overnight in the fridge. You can also heat them in the microwave or oven to warm them up.

Remember to label your container or freezer bag with the date you made the brownies to keep track of their freshness. Enjoy your Mint Aero Chocolate Brownies at any time by simply reheating them or serving them cold!

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Mint Aero chocolate brownies

If you are a fan of brownies and love mint chocolate like me, then this mint aero chocolate brownie recipe is perfect for you! These mint Aero chocolate brownies are rich, indulgent, and absolutely delicious. Here's how you can make them:
Course afternoon tea, biscuits and treats, Dessert, sweet
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, chocolate, one tray, sweet, Warm
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 395kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 g unsalted butter
  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 3 large eggs
  • 275 g caster sugar
  • 90 g plain flour
  • 50 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 mint aero bars 90g size

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Grease and line a square baking tin with parchment paper.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and dark chocolate in a bowl over a pan of water on a low heat until completely melted and smooth. Set aside until it has cooled slightly.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and caster sugar until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and stir until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Add this mixture to the chocolate mixture and stir until just combined.
  • Fold in the chopped Mint Aero bars, reserving a few pieces to sprinkle on top of the brownies later.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking tin and smooth the surface with a spatula. Sprinkle the remaining chopped Mint Aero bars on top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25-30 minutes until the brownie mixture has just set around the edge.
  • Leave the brownies to cool completely in fridge before removing from the tin and slicing into squares.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 483IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3mg

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