Friday, August 17, 2007

Peppermint Pattie Cake


This is a cake that is made using a mix and is super easy! If you like Peppermint Patties- this is the cake for you!




Cake:
1 package Betty Crocker SuperMoist triple chocolate fudge cake mix
1 ¼ cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs

Filling:
1 box (4 serving size) white chocolate instant pudding and pie filing mix (I use sugar free)
2 cups milk (I use skim or 2%)
¼ teaspoon peppermint extract

Frosting:
¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
1 tub (12 oz) Betty Crocker whipped milk chocolate frosting
¾ cup coarsely chopped chocolate covered peppermint patties (I use a whole bag)

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom of 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, and eggs with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake for 32 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Poke top of warm cake every ½ with handle of wooden spoon.

In a medium bowl, beat pudding mix, milk, and ½ teaspoon peppermint extract with wire whisk about 1 minute- just until it begins to set. Immediately pour pudding evenly into holes in cake. Cover loosely and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.

Stir ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract into frosting. Spread frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with peppermint patties. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Prep and Baking Time: 3 hours including baking and chilling time

TIP OF THE DAY: When cutting up candies that may be sticky- like peppermint patties- put them in the freezer for a few minutes (or the fridge overnight) and they will be much easier and much less messy to cut up. If you are still having trouble- sprinkle a little sugar on your cutting board. This makes it a snap!

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7 comments :

  1. OH. MY. GOODNESS. This cake sounds divine! I can't wait to try it!!!
    :)
    Jennifer

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  2. Ohhh yummy yummy yummy

    Tracie

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  3. Oh....yummy....

    Can't wait to try this one!!!

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  4. I saw this last night. :) Gonna have to try it now that I have the recipe!

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  5. Yum Yum Yum!!!

    I have been waiting for this recipe all week. Now I am going to have to go shopping!

    Stacy

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  6. Oh. My. Gravy!!! Me wants!!!!

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  7. Jenn told me yesterday that peppermint would help headaches. Think this will work? hehehe

    :o)

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