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“From Taste of Home With its pretty pink layer and fabulous mint flavor, this is a great holiday dessert. Because I work full-time, I like the fact that it calls for a convenient cake mix. —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South Carolina”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 12 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 12 cup crushed peppermint candy
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon 2% low-fat milk

Directions

  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Transfer 1 cup to a small bowl; stir in the extract, food coloring and 1/2 cup crushed candies.
  2. Spoon 2 cups of remaining batter into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Carefully top with peppermint batter; do not swirl. Top with remaining plain batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Combine confectioners' sugar and milk; drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with remaining crushed candies.

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