Irish Chocolate Mint Dessert

Irish Chocolate Mint Dessert

Bring this moist chocolate mint cake out at St. Patrick’s Day, Easter or any time of year. The rich chocolate cake and chocolate glaze surround a refreshing mint cream center. Cut the dessert into squares and serve at parties or as an after-dinner dessert.

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate
PREP
20 min
BAKE
35 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat160
Total Fat18 g28% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium150 mg6% DV
Total Carbohydrates40 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars33 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat160
Total Fat18 g28% DV
Saturated Fat11 g55% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol75 mg25% DV
Sodium150 mg6% DV
Total Carbohydrates40 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars33 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A10% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron10% DV
1-1/2 cupsbutter or margarine (3 sticks) plus 6 tablespoons , divided
2 cupsgranulated sugar
2 teaspoonsvanilla extract
4 eggs
1 cupall-purpose flour
3/4 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/2 teaspoonbaking powder
2-2/3 cupspowdered sugar
1 tablespoonwater plus 1 teaspoon
1 teaspoonmint extract
4 dropsgreen food color
1 cupHERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Place 1 cup (2 sticks) butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in granulated sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; beat well. Add cocoa, flour and baking powder; beat until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • 4. Prepare Mint Cream Center by combining powdered sugar, 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter, water, mint extract and food color. Beat until smooth. Divide and spread evenly on brownies. Cover; refrigerate until cold.
  • 5. Prepare Chocolate Glaze by placing remaining 6 tablespoons butter and chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute or until mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly; pour over chilled dessert. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert. 24 servings.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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