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Thin Mint Cake

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Thin Mint cake is made with Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies so if you like this recipe, make sure you stock up! If you still run out you can substitute with Keebler Grasshopper cookies.

  • Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 Hours
  • Servings:
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  • 1 box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Cake Mix (do not use the butter fudge cake mix - it is very different in texture!)
  • 1 cup of finely chopped (about one full sleeve of cookies) Thin Mint Cookies- will separate
  • 1/3 cup and 1 tablespoon of Creme De Menthe Liquour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup water
  • Ice with your favorite icing and mix the remaining 1/3 cup crushed cookies in with the icing along with the tablespoon of Creme De Menthe Liquour in that icing.

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Line bottom of cake pan with parchment paper & spray the sides of pan with a flour/oil mixture.
  3. Place all wet ingredients in bowl first including eggs, then add cake mix & mix until thoroughly blended.
  4. Add 2/3 cup of the crushed cookies into the batter.
  5. Pour into the pan(s) & bake 40 to 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven & dump cake onto waiting Glad PressN Seal Wrap (sticky side up).
  7. Wrap the warm cakes tightly and put in the freezer. You can freeze for as little as 3 1/2 hours but for best results freeze overnight. This adds moisture to the cake, and traps in the flavors!
  8. After removing from freezer allow to sit for about 10 minute if you froze overnight, no need to let sit if you froze for the minimum amount of time.
  9. Mix the remaining cookie crumbs into your favorite icing recipe along with the tablespoon of Creme De Menthe Liquour (this is optional)
  10. Fill & Ice cake as usual and garnish as you like with the whole or crumbled cookies.
  11. I also like to cover my already smooth iced cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache.
  12. You can do a quick ganache with Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Icing & some Semisweet chocolate Chips.
  13. In a glass bowl add 2 cans of DH Chocolate Fudge Icing and 8 oz of Semisweet Chocolate Chips.
  14. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir well. If not all chips melted heat in 30 second increments stirring well after each time in the microwave until the mixture is of a smooth pourable consistancy.
  15. Place refrigerated cake on a cooling rack that is sitting in a large baking pan. Pour the "ganache" over the cake & allow it to sit until set. Remove cake from cooling rack and plate on your favorite cake stand or cake board. Garnish as you like.

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pineapple upside down cake

pineapple upside down cake

I bake my cake in my large skillet. I also put english walnuts along with the pineapple slices and cherries. Then after I turn the cake out....I take a toothpick and poke a few holes and slowly drizzle some of the remaining pineapple juice over the cake. This makes the cake very moist.

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Why in the world did you take the recipes off of the boxes? Not everyone has access to them. Makes no sense to me. SJS9

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