Mint Chocolate Cake

Mint Chocolate Cake

"My husband works for a mint farmer, so I'm always looking for recipes with mint in them. I received this recipe at my bridal shower. My friend wrote 'Easy and pretty' on the top corner of the recipe card - and it's so true."
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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 20 servings

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  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a bowl, combine the frosting ingredients until smooth. Spread over cooled cake.
  3. For topping, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir in extract. Spread over frosting. Refrigerate until set.

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I served this cake at a St. Patty's Day party and everyone liked it. I took other reviewers advice and added about double the mint extract to the frosting and the chocolate topping. Also, I froz...

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I was eager to try this recipe based on its reviews and my love of mint chocolate. But I was disappointed in the result. I followed the recipe exactly with the exception of using semi-sweet ch...

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I served this cake at a St. Patty's Day party and everyone liked it. I took other reviewers advice and added about double the mint extract to the frosting and the chocolate topping. Also, I froz...

I just made this cake for Christmas and it was a BIG hit. We had families for dinner on both Christmas Eve day and Christmas day. This cake recipe was large enough to feed both groups and stil...

OHHMYYGOSSHHH, can't say enough how awesome this cake is. I made it for my step-son's 18th bday party (he's a die hard mint chocolate fan). It came out wonderfully. I did however modify it sligh...

This is really yummy! Easy, too. I just love chocolate & mint together, and this really hit the spot. It's similar to mint brownie recipes I've made before, and a cake was a nice change. I ma...

I love this recipe. I didn't freeze the cake between steps and it shows in the final chocolate layer but it still tastes very very good. I used a recipe for chocolate cake instead of a package...

This was very good! I used "dark chocolate" as my cake mix. I kept the butter measurements as called for and increased the mint extract for both the frosting and topping (doubled...almost trip...

Amazing! I was a little worried about other reviewers comparing the flavor to tooth paste but they were wrong! I bought high-quality peppermint extract and doubled it for both the green frosting...

Wow! This was great! I doubled the mint and it definitely wasn't too overpowering. I also appreciated the tip of freezing the cake before each layer. I froze it for about an hour each time. ...

This was delicious! Because of the other reviews saying that the cake fell apart when spreading the green frosting, instead of freezing the cake I just added about 2 tsp more water and it was t...

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