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Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe

Mint and Strawberry Blondies

This is a simple recipe that is ideal for summer. The fresh summery flavours of Mint and Strawberry add a cooling twist to this delicious recipe.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course cake, Dessert, Snack, sweet
Cuisine American, english
Servings 12
Calories 121 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 200 gms Brown Sugar Light or Dark, whichever you prefer
  • 60 gms Strawberries Hulled and Chopped
  • 8-10 leaves Fresh Mint
  • 200 gms Butter or Baking Spread
  • 1 Egg
  • 200 gms Plain Flour
  • 0.5 tspn Baking Powder
  • 60 ml Milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 180c fan, 200c, Gas Mark 4, 350f
  • Line an 8" Brownie Tin or similar with baking parchment
  • Finely chop 4-5 of the Mint leaves, and using the back of a spoon pound it into the sugar to release the oils in the mint leaves
    Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe
  • Finely chop the remaining Mint Leaves and mix it with the chopped strawberries and put to one side
    Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe
  • In a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment or a hand mixer, or a wooden spoon and elbow grease cream together the butter and minty sugar until light and fluffy
  • Add the egg and milk, and beat well
    Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe now the egg
  • Sift together the flour and baking powder and add to the mix. Mix until just combined
  • Lastly, add the minty strawberries and mix through by hand, making sure they are well distributed
    Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe mix in the strawberries
  • Pour into the baking tray, and level with a spatula or palette knife
    Mint and Strawberry Blondies Recipe In the tin
  • Bake in the oven for 25-35 minutes - see story above to discover the best time for you
  • When baked till you are happy with them, remove from the oven and allow them to cool in the tin for 10 minutes
  • Remove from the tin and transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool fully before cutting into squares and enjoying!
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