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Cotton Candy Peppermint Blast

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The fabulous Duncan Hines Cotton Candy Frosting Creations, mixed with a hint of peppermint flavored Duncan Hines French Vanilla cake makes a great combination at any event. The tie dye colors really pop when paired with the Duncan Hines Cotton Candy Frosting. Jazz it up by plating it on a "pillow" of cotton candy to intensify the effect!! It's a real BLAST of flavor!!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Duncan Hines Signature French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 3 large egg
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon Peppermint extract
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cans Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Frosting Starter
  • 1 packet Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Cotton Candy Flavor Mix
  • 4 bright colors of food coloring
  • non stick baking spray

Baking Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Spray 3 mini cake release pans with non-stick spray.
  2. 2.Prepare cake batter as directed on package, adding the peppermint extract before blending.
  3. 3. Divide the batter into four separate small bowls.
  4. 4. Color the batter in each bowl with a few drops of food coloring . Mix to desired color
  5. 5. Drop dollops of each colored batter into the mini cake pans until they are ¾ full
  6. 6. Use a toothpick to swirl the batter a few times.
  7. 7.Bake according to instructions on box (I baked mine 30 minutes) and make sure a toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
  8. 8. Cool completely, and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  9. 9. Pour 1 packet of Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Cotton Candy Flavor Mix into 1 can of Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended.
  10. 10. Cut each mini cake in half and frost with Duncan Hines Cotton Candy Frosting, using a pastry bag.
  11. 11. Plate on a pillow of cotton candy.

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