Chocolate Mint Slice (new & improved)

A delicious Chocolate Mint Slice that’s super easy to make… and tastes great! This one is always a winner with kids and adults alike.Chocolate Mint Slice

I’m not usually one to mess around with a good old classic recipe… but this Chocolate Mint Slice is a huge exception to that rule. In fact, dare I say… I think I like this slice even better than the original!

Chocolate Mint Slice

So which classic recipe did I go all mint-crazy on?? Yep, it was my favourite Chocolate Coconut Slice (which, by the way, is also by far one of the most popular recipes on this site).

Chocolate Mint SliceWhile I’d normally leave something totally delicious alone, this Chocolate Mint Slice had been an idea brewing in my mind for a while – and I knew I wouldn’t be able to get it out of my head until I at least tried it. Good call. Very, very good call.

Chocolate Mint Slice

There’s really only a couple of minor differences between this slice and the original version. Mainly that there is peppermint extract in both the base and the frosting (because peppermint is sooooo good!), and of course, there’s no cocoa in the frosting. Nope, just minty goodness.

Chocolate Mint Slice

But other than that, it has the same delicious fudgy, coconut-chocolate base as the original recipe BUT with a super yum minty topping. Speaking of peppermint… add as much or as little peppermint extract as you like. It’s totally up to your personal taste. I personally like 1 teaspoon of extract in the base and then 2-3 teaspoons in the frosting (to give it that awesome minty kick!). But hey, go with however much peppermint extract you like! That’s the fun of baking, right.

Chocolate Mint Slice

This slice can be cooked and frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. But that’s only if you don’t gobble it all down straightaway… which, lets face it, is totally unlikely!

Chocolate Mint Slice

Love peppermint and chocolate together too? Try my Classic Peppermint SliceSuper Easy Chocolate Peppermint Slice, Chocolate Mint Biscuits, Mint Slice Balls, or Peppermint Crisp Tim Tam Balls. YUMMMM-A-LICIOUS!

Chocolate Mint Slice

A delicious Chocolate Mint Slice that's super easy to make... and tastes great! This is always a winner with kids and adults alike.
4.5 from 2 votes
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: slices and bars
Keyword: Chocolate Mint Slice
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 243kcal

Ingredients

  • 150 g butter
  • 200 g brown sugar 1 cup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp peppermint extract more or less depending on taste preference
  • 60 g plain flour 1/2 cup
  • 45 g self raising flour 1/3 cup
  • 30 g cocoa powder 1/4 cup
  • 40 g desiccated coconut 1/2 cup

For the icing

  • 265 g icing sugar 2 cups
  • 30 g butter
  • 2-3 tbs boiling water
  • 1-2 tsp peppermint extract more or less depending on taste preference
  • 1-2 drops green food colouring
  • extra coconut for sprinkling

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line with baking paper a 20x30cm lamington pan.
  • Place butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract in a bowl, stir until combined.
  • Sift plain flour, self-raising flour and cocoa into bowl. Add the coconut. Stir until mixture has combined.
  • Spread mixture evenly into pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until just firm.
  • To make the icing, sift icing sugar into a bowl. Add butter, boiling water peppermint extract and food colouring, stir together.
  • Spread warm slice with icing.
  • Sprinkle remaining coconut over slice.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line with baking paper a 20x30cm lamington pan.
  • Place butter into the TM bowl and melt for 3 minutes, 100 degrees, Speed 1. Leave to cool.
  • Add the sugar, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract to the TM bowl and mix on Speed 5 for 20 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Sift plain flour, self-raising flour and cocoa into the bowl and add the coconut. Mix on Speed 3 for 20 seconds or until mixture has combined (use the spatula to assist with mixing).
  • Spread mixture evenly into pan.Bake for 25-30 minutes or until just firm.
  • To make the icing, place the icing sugar into the TM bowl and press Turbo 5 times to sift.
  • Add butter, boiling water, peppermint extract and food colouring. Mix together on Speed 5 for 15 seconds or until smooth (add a little more water if the icing is too thick).
  • Spread warm slice with icing. Sprinkle remaining coconut over slice.

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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Chocolate Mint Slice

 

10 thoughts on “Chocolate Mint Slice (new & improved)”

  1. Jules says:

    I added 120 grams if sugar. Really lovely easy slice.

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Fantastic!!! So glad you liked it! xx

  2. Xenia says:

    Hi Lucy which Thermomix model are your recipies for?

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Hi Xenia, I have a TM31 but they can be used in a TM5 as well.

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