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Monster Mash Brownies

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies (kids recipe)

Serves 9

5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Brownies

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups granualted sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate, melted
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Frosting

  • 1 1/4 batches American buttercream frosting
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 10 drops black food gel
  • 3 drops teal food gel + 3 drops yellow food gel GREEKN FROSTING
  • 2 drops yellow food gel LIGHT YELLOW FROSTING
  • 5 drops yellow food gel YELLOW FROSTING
  • 10 drops red food gel RED FROSTING
  • 10 drops purple food gel + 5 drops pink food gel PURPLE FROSTING

Decorations

  • 20 cm roll of liquorice


Instructions

Frosting

  • Split the frosting into 7 portions. Use 2portions to make the green frosting by adding the green food gel and yellow food gel to it and mix until well combined. Use 1 portion to make the black frosting by adding the cocoa powder, milk and black food gel, mix until well combined. Colour one portion light yellow, ½ a portion yellow, ½ a portion red and another 1 portion purple. Leave the remaining 7th portion white.

Brownies

  • Preheat a fan forced oven to 175C (340F).Spray a 32cm x 24cm baking tin with non-stick cooking spray and lay the bottom with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Add butter and chocolate to a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 20seconds at a time mixing with a spatula and repeat until it becomes smooth.
  • Add the sugar and whisk in until well combined, then add the eggs and whisk in until well combined. Add the cocoa powder and flour and use a spatula to mix. To finish the batter, add both choc chips in until well combined.
  • Add batter to baking tin lined with baking paper. Bake for 30 min or until a pick comes out with moist crumbs. Set aside to chill for 1 hour at room temperature, then add to the fridge to chill for 1hour.
  • Use a 2 ½ inch square cookie cutter to cutout 12 brownie squares.

Frankenstein Brownies

  • Fit the end of a piping bag with a Wilton#8 piping tip and pipe a square of green frosting around the outside of 6brownies. Use a small pointed offset spatula to smoothen out the frosting. Set3 of the brownies aside.
  • Fit the end of a piping bag with a Wilton#3 piping tip and pipe the mouth, eyes and monobrow. Pipe stitches on the mouth. Fit the end of a piping bag with a #3 tip and pipe yellow frosting on the inside of the eyes, then fill with black frosting for the pupils.
  • Insert some little pieces of black liquorice in the sides of the brownies to finish.

Mummy Brownies

  • We’re going to use the already green frosted brownies for these ones. Fit the end of a piping bag with a Wilton 2B piping tip and fill with light yellow frosting. Pipe lines of frosting across the brownies. Use the black frosting with the #3 tip to pipe rounds for the eyes, Pipe yellow frosting around the inside of the eyes and then fill with black frosting.

Spider Monster Brownies

  • Fit the end of a piping bag with a Wilton #8 piping tip and pipe a square of purple frosting around the outside of 3brownies. Use a small pointed offset spatula to smoothen out the frosting. Set 3 of the brownies aside.
  • Pipe a black smile using the #3 tip. Fit the end of a piping bag with a #3 tip and pipe some red fangs. Use a bag with a#3 tip to frost some green eyes.
  • Stick some long pieces of liquorice on thesides of the brownies as spider legs.

Dracula Brownies

  • Fit the end of two piping bags with wilton#8 tips. Fill one with black frosting and one with white frosting. Pipe a widows peak at the top of the remaining 3 brownies and then fill the rest of the white frosting. Follow the same steps as the mummy brownies to create the eyes and the same steps as the spider mouth the finish the mouth.

Notes

Storage
Brownies can be stored in an airtight container for up to three days in the fridge. Thaw 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories : 848kcal
Carbonhydrates: 84g
Protein: 12g
Fat: 55g
Saturated Fat: 35g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
Monounsaturated Fat : 14g
Trans Fat : 1g
Cholesterol: 183mg
Sodium: 100mg
Potassium : 600mg
Fiber: 7g
Sugar : 62g
Vitamin A: 971IU
Vitamin C: 1mg
Calcium: 164mg
Iron: 6mg
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