Peppermint Cake

Idea gallery #527
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Peppermint Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 4 cups buttercream icing-divided
  • peppermint oil
  • green and pink food coloring
  • 8" cake pan
  • pan grease
  • cake leveler
  • peppermint crunch
  • spatula
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two 8" round cake pans with pan grease or spray with cooking spray. Mix cake batter according to package directions and pour into prepared pans. Bake. Stir 6 drops peppermint oil into 3/4 cup buttercream icing. Mix in green food coloring to achieve a light green. When cake is cool, level each layer, then stack with green buttercream icing between layers. Mix pink food coloring and 10 drops peppermint oil into the remaining icing and ice the cake. Before icing crusts, sprinkle top of cake with peppermint crunch.
8 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake Pan
8 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake P...
50-8
Unit: 1
Bake Easy! Nonstick Pan Spray
Bake Easy! Nonstick Pan Spray
702-6018
Unit: 6 oz. can
Pan Grease
Pan Grease
76-1011
Unit: 14 oz. tub
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Ge...
ACR-111
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Deep Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Deep Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel...
ACR-114
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
8" Angled Icing Spatula
8" Angled Icing Spatula
33-200
Unit: 1
Small Cake Leveler
Small Cake Leveler
415-0165
Unit: 1