Chocolate Mint Squares

Our decadent chocolate mint squares are lovely to enjoy with coffee – after dinner or any time.

  • 500g Dean's Shortbread, crumbed
  • 180g butter
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 397g can Nestle condensed milk
  • 4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 105g bar peppermint Aero (large) - chopped
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 230g icing sugar
  • 2 drops green food colouring
  • 50g white chocolate
  • 50g dark chocolate

Follow these steps

  • Measure half the can of condensed milk into a saucepan with the butter, golden syrup and cocoa powder - melt gently together. Remove from the heat and add 2 tsp of peppermint extract and the shortbread crumbs - mix well.
  • Add the chopped Aero and mix to combine.
  • Tip into a baking tray (23 x 32 cm approx) and spread evenly - leave to cool.
  • Melt the remaining condensed milk with the white chocolate - add the green food colouring, icing sugar and remaining peppermint extract, mix until well blended.
  • Spread over the base and leave to set. Melt the dark chocolate and drizzle over to finish.
  • Chill thoroughly before cutting into small squares.
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