Looking for the perfect mocha brownies recipe that is perfect for Christmas? These Peppermint Mocha Brownies are amazing.
AuthorOur Wabi Sabi Life
5oz1 1/4 stick unsalted butter
2large eggs cold
1regular sized candy cane
1Csemi sweet chocolate chips
1/3CHeavy Whipping cream
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Prep 8 x 8 in baking pan with nonstick spray.
Line the baking pan with parchment paper
Crush the candy cane
Add the butter, sugar, cocoa powder, instant coffee, and salt to the bowl. Put in microwave and heat at 30 seconds at a time. Stir after each 30 second internal. The butter will be melted and the mixture will feel warm.
Add eggs, one at a time. Mixing directly after each addition. Using the spatula add the flour stirring until fully combined, They will be thick and shiny. Add in the chocolate chips. Stir to blend. Add the peppermint extract, Stir well.
Add the batter to the baking pan. Using the spatula spread the batter evenly in the pan.
Bake at 325 degrees for 30-35 mins. (Or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean)
Chocolate Ganache Directions
Using a small pot, pour the heavy whipping cream into it and place on medium heat
Pour the chocolate chips into a medium heat safe bowl
Once the heavy whipping cream starts to simmer, remove from heat and pour onto the chocolate chips
Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
Pour onto the top of the brownies and smooth evenly
Garnish with the crushed candy cane.
Move to a wire rack and allow the ganache to harden