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Chocolate Mint Cake

Megan Hunsaker Recipe shared by:
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This cake is very simple and super yummy. The chocolate cake and mint frosting are oh-so delightfully divine.

  • Hands-On Time:1 Hour
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings:
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Ingredients

  • 1 box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix
  • 1 1/3 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 Can Duncan Hines Creamy Home-style Classic Vanilla Frosting
  • 1 tsp. mint extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 12 oz. bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups Grasshopper cookies, crushed (or any mint cookie)
  • 1 cup Andes baking chips

Baking Instructions

  1. Prepare cake as directed into 2 9 in. round layers.
  2. Bake at 350* for 30 - 33 minutes.
  3. Cool completely and level cakes.
  4. Mix frosting and mint extract until well blended
  5. Spread 1/2 cup of frosting over one layer and sprinkle with 1/2 cup cookies and 1/2 cup Andes mint chips. Add second layer.
  6. Frost entire cake, top and sides, with the remaining frosting.
  7. Slowly bring whipping cream to a gently boil in a medium saucepan over medium low heat, stirring constantly.
  8. Place chocolate chips in bowl and pour hot cream over chips. Let sit for 1 minute without stirring. Stir mixture until smooth.
  9. Allow chocolate mixture to cool to room temperature. Carefully spread onto frosted cake. Sprinkle the top of the cake with the remaining cookies and Andes mints.
  10. Refrigerate until chocolate is set. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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Tips

Removing shortening from the measuring cup

Removing shortening from the measuring cup

Break your eggs and put them in your measuring cup, swirl them around and then put the eggs into another bowl before you measure your shortening into the measuring cup. The shortening will slide right out into your mixing bowl and then you can cream it with the sugar without any problem!


Brown-Cookies

Brown-Cookies

Fun for kids of all ages. After being bord for most of the day, I bought two packages of brownie mix and doubled them in the bowl. Pour batter on a square baking pan and after cooking for 15min, I allowed them to cool for a min while still warm then placed cookie cutters and cout the edges away, scooped up the pieces then iced them. Its a fun treat for kids and parties. Part brownies, part cookie. Yum!





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