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Mint Chocolate  Cake Recipe – a decadent treat!


Mint Chocolate  Cake Recipe – a decadent treat!


Enjoy the ultimate dessert fantasy with this Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake! Perfect for celebrations or when you’re just craving something irresistibly minty and chocolatey.



 For the cake:


2 cups all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cups sugar

3/4 cup cocoa powder

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking powder


1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

1 /2 cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract


1 cup boiling water

For the chocolate-mint glaze:

1 cup unsalted butter, softened

4 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk


1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract (after Adjust taste)

Green food coloring (optional)

1 cup mini chocolate chips


Preheat oven and baking pans: Preheat  oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans.Mix dry ingredients: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Add wet ingredients: Add milk, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla to the flour mixture and mix well. Carefully add the boiling water (the dough will be thin).

Baking: Divide the dough between the prepared tins. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.Cool in  pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Make the glaze: Beat the butter until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, milk, peppermint extract and food coloring until  frosting is smooth and spreadable. Add the chocolate chips.

Assemble the cake: Place a layer of cake  on the serving plate and spread with icing.Repeat with remaining layers. Cover the outside of the cake with the remaining frosting.


Garnish: Garnish with additional chocolate chips or mint leaves if desired.

Serve and enjoy: Chill the cake for about an hour before serving so that the icing can set. Slice and serve this chocolate and mint wonder!Whether it’s a birthday, holiday or  special occasion, this mint chocolate cake will be the star of the show!

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