Mint Chocolate Cake


Happy Saturday #chocolatefriendsofTenaciousM!! Here is an easy recipe that blends two of my favorite flavors… chocolate and mint!

Mint Chocolate Cake

Total Time: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. + cooling
Yield: 20-24 servings


1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)

1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 drops green food coloring

1-1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract


1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions, using a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.

2. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

3. In a large bowl, combine the frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.

4. For topping, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in extract. Spread over frosting. Refrigerate until set.


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