Mint Chocolate Cake

Mint Chocolate Cake

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This mint chocolate cake is easy to make using a box white cake mix. Make something simple into something that tastes and looks amazing. If you have kids they will get a kick out of the surprising green inside. The green makes it a super fun cake to make for St. Patty’s day. Another fun green cake to make is a matcha cake. 

Chocolate Mint CakeMint Chocolate Cake Recipe

Makes 1 – 9 inch 3 layered cake


2 boxes of white cake mix

6 large egg whites

2 C water

1 C Canola oil

1 tbsp pure mint chocolate chips

2-4 drops of mint green food coloring

1 ½ C semi sweet chocolate chips

3 9 inch round cake pans

3 10 inch round cake board

Pam baking spray

Chocolate frosting:

2 C unsalted butter, softened

5 C powdered sugar

½ C Hershey Cocoa Powder

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

3-6 TBSP heavy whipping cream

1 Large piping bags with star tip

1 mini angled spatula

2 C mini chocolate

1 package of waffle cone bowls, broken into pieces

1 8oz jar of Maraschino cherries


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray the 3 cake pans with pam baking spray

Combine all cake ingredients into a standing mixer or large mixing
bowl and beat until combined

Mix in the semi sweet chocolate chips and mint food coloring

Divide the batter between the 3 pans and bake in the oven for 28-32
minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

Allow to cool completely before moving onto the cake board

Using a cake leveler, remove the dome from the cakes to make even

Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar,
cocoa powder, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth
and stiff with peaks

Scoop ½ C of frosting into the piping bag

Building the cake directions

Using 1 cake layer on the cake board, scoop 1 C of frosting onto the
top of the cake and spread evenlyHow to make a Mint Chocolate Cake

Place the second layer of cake on top of the first layer of frosting.

Scoop another 1 C of frosting onto the second layer of cake and spread

Place the last layer of cake on top

Frost entire cake with the remaining chocolate frosting

Scoop a handful of mini chocolate chips onto the bottom of the cake

Pipe dollops of chocolate frosting around the top

Place a broken piece of the waffle cone behind the frosting dollop

Place a cherrie into the center of the frosting dollop

Sprinkle some mini chocolate chips around the top of the cake

Cut and enjoy!

Mint Chocolate Cake

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