Let set about 40 minutes. Instead i ve chopped up some andes peppermint bark chocolate and sprinkled it over the frosting on each layer of cake.
Serve cake with whipped cream and chocolate shavings or peppermint candies if desired.
Peppermint icing for chocolate cake. Chocolate peppermint cake this decadent chocolate cake is layered with peppermint buttercream and crushed candy canes. Pour the chocolate mixture over the flour mixture and stir until halfway combined. I m all about peppermint everything lately and one of my favorite combinations is chocolate and peppermint together like york peppermint patties.
It s deliciously festive for the holidays and the rodelle gourmet vanilla extract and gourmet baking cocoa really shine in this recipe. Fill muffin cups 2 3 full and bake for 18 minutes or until set. Separate the peppermint buttercream frosting into two equal portions and color one of them red.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Set cake on a serving platter. They add the white peppermint frosting into the other side.
If you are making cupcakes you should be able to frost 24 cupcakes if you apply the frosting with a knife. On the outside a crown of red and white swirls and a skirt of crushed candy cane create a simple but elegant decoration scheme while on the inside a two tone swirl awaits to delight your guests. We used a wilton 2d decorating tip here spoon the red peppermint frosting into one half of the decorating bag.
Oh friends this peppermint chocolate cake recipe has just got to show up on your christmas list of must make cake recipes. Tuck parchment or waxed paper under sides of cake. Our recipe should make enough the best chocolate mint buttercream frosting to cover a 9 x 13 sheet cake or a two layer 8 cake.
This dreamy chocolate cake is kissed with peppermint and white chocolate for an amazing holiday treat. Peppermint bark can be a very overwhelming flavor. So i opted not to add any peppermint flavor to the cake or the frosting.
Well imagine the flavors of a york or junior mints in soft and decadent cake form. Pour chocolate icing onto center of cake and spread evenly over top and sides. Pour in the egg mixture and stir until the batter comes together.
It s seasonal and beautiful and a wonderful addition to holiday festivities. Get your decorating bag ready with the decorating tip you want to use. I just love this cake and am doubly excited to share.
To make the frosting beat the butter to get it started then add in the powdered. Christmas is the perfect time for this chocolate cake with peppermint buttercream frosting. Peppermint chocolate cake recipe chocolate cake has to be an all time favorite cake recipe and this peppermint chocolate cake version is perfect for the holidays.