Mint Chocolate Fight Cake

My husband’s birthday is this week, as well as mint chocolate bit H2O ice cream is i of his favorites.  Plus St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, thence I idea a Mint Chocolate Chip Cake would live perfect for either.

When I start met my husband, his favorite H2O ice cream was regular chocolate chip, which I idea was variety of booooring.  I was ever a mint chocolate bit girl, as well as i twenty-four hours he tried mine as well as realized he’d been an H2O ice cream loser for all of his born days, as well as straightaway converted.

Which merely goes to exhibit that he was lost without me as well as it’s in all likelihood a adept matter for him that nosotros got married.  He would accept spent his entire life eating the incorrect H2O ice cream, as well as he wouldn’t larn picked on on a weblog that tens of people read, as well as plus, I’m fairly convinced that whatsoever other married adult woman would merely purchase him a cake at the stupid supermarket.


  • Cake:
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 3/4 loving cup all role flour
  • 1 loving cup unsweetened, Dutch procedure cocoa pulverization (I used Hershey Special Dark)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 loving cup milk
  • 1/2 loving cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 loving cup boiling water
  • Frosting:
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, slightly softened
  • 1/3 loving cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp mint extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Drop or 2 of dark-green nutrient coloring
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate, finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease as well as flour 2 viii or nine inch pans.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer, combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, as well as salt. Whisk together until fully combined. Add eggs, milk, oil, as well as vanilla as well as musical rhythm out on medium speed for 2 minutes. Scrape the sides of the bowl, thence slow stir inwards the boiling water. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans as well as bake for thirty -40 minutes, until tops of cakes jump dorsum when yous lightly impact inwards the center.
  3. Remove cakes from oven. Allow to cool inwards pans for close 10 minutes, thence take away to complete cooling on wire racks.
  4. Prepare frosting: In the bowl of a mixer, musical rhythm out butter, cream, as well as both extracts on medium speed until smooth. With mixer speed on low, slow add together powdered saccharide as well as mix until merely combined. Add nutrient coloring as well as increase speed to medium high as well as musical rhythm out for close minute, until frosting is light, smooth, as well as fluffy. If frosting is also thick, add together around other Tablespoon or 2 of cream as well as musical rhythm out for thirty to a greater extent than seconds. Add chopped chocolate as well as mix on depression until incorporated. Frost cooled cake.


Refrigerate cake until serving.

Do non sub chocolate chips for chopped chocolate inwards frosting -- it volition brand the cake real hard to frost. I used bakers chocolate, but experience costless to usage your favorite night chocolate bar.

To brand frosting the cake easier, roll the cakes inwards plastic roll as well as or refrigerate for an sixty minutes or 2 earlier frosting. It volition brand the cakes to a greater extent than firm, which is easier for handling. Bonus -- it also makes your cakes to a greater extent than moist.

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