Flanboyant Eats with Bren: Sweets for Your Sweetheart!

Bren Herrera

It's Valentine's Day so why not cook up an extra special treat for your sweetheart tonight? This lovely postre will only leave him wanting you even more!

Chocolate Fudge Mini Cakes with Peppermint Icing

Ingredients:
1 box of fudge cake (per directions)
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
2 cups hot water

Preparation:
Make batter according to package instructions. Pour into mini cake bundt pans. Bake according to package instructions. Let cool. Make icing. Once cakes have cooled, drizzle icing all over cakes until almost fully covered. Let sit until icing has hardened at room temperature. Top with edible decorative pieces.

For icing:
Ingredients:
2 cups confectioners sugar, sift before measuring
1/2-1 teaspoon mint extract to taste
2 to 4 tablespoons milk
Pinch of salt

Preparation:
Combine all icing ingredients in small mixing bowl. Stir until smooth and well blended. Adjust for spreading consistency if necessary, adding more milk or more confectioners’ sugar as needed and gradually.

This recipe yields 18-24 mini cakes so you can share with all the loves in your life!

For additional cooking advice from Bren Herrera, visit Flanboyanteats.com

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