Unsweetened Surprise Recipe
- 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
- 1 cup butter
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
- ⅜ cup butter
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
- 3 drops green food coloring
- 3 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
- 3 tablespoons butter
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt 4 squares of chocolate with 1 cup butter.
step 2: In a medium bowl, beat eggs and sugar with the melted chocolate mixture until well blended. Stir in the flour. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
step 3: Bake for 17 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool in pan. To make the mint layer: Beat the confectioners' sugar with 3/8 cup of butter in a medium bowl. Gradually beat in milk, green food coloring and peppermint extract. Spread evenly over the brownie layer and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
step 4: To make the glaze: Melt 3 squares chocolate with 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat or in a microwave oven, stirring frequently until smooth. Spread over the mint layer when completely cool. Chill again to set before cutting into bars.