The Best Peppermint Chocolate Cake

The Best Peppermint Chocolate Cake

The Best Peppermint Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

Cake
1 large egg
1 cup granulated sugar
6 ounces sour cream (lite sour cream or Greek yogurt may be substituted)
1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1/2 cup brewed coffee, any temperature other than piping hot
1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

Chocolate Ganache
9 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1 1/2 cups)
3/4 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
15 Andes Peppermint Crunch mini bars, diced small for sprinkling (about 1 cup; or use Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips or similar diced mint candies)

See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

CHERRY VANILLA CUPCAKES

CHERRY VANILLA CUPCAKES

CHERRY VANILLA CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS

CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
4 egg whites
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup maraschino cherry juice
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
maraschino cherries with stems (optional garnish)
FROSTING INGREDIENTS:

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice or milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

See full instructions : www.gimmesomeoven.com

MINI EASTER EGG CAKES

MINI EASTER EGG CAKES

MINI EASTER EGG CAKES

Ingredients
1 – 16 oz. Store Bought Pound Cake
2 – 16 oz. Tubs of Store Bought Vanilla Icing (not whipped)
1 1/2 pounds White Fondant
Vodka or Clear Extract
Blue, Yellow and Pink Gel Paste
Egg Cookie Cutter (2 1/2″ Long)
Chevron Cake Stencil
Gold Luster Dust
Light Pink Cupcake Liners
Paintbrushes

See full instructions : thecakeblog.com

Decadent Italian Cream Cake

Decadent Italian Cream Cake

Decadent Italian Cream Cake

 

Ingredients

 

CAKE BATTER:

  • ½ cups Butter, Room Temperature, No Substitutes
  • ½ cups Good Shortening
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 5 Large Eggs, Separated
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon Good Vanilla
  • 2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Shredded Or Flaked Sweetened Coconut
  • 1 cup Chopped Pecans

FOR FROSTING:

  • 1 stick Butter, Softened
  • 1 package Cream Cheese (8 0z.), Softened
  • 1 teaspoon Good Vanilla
  • 1 pound Powdered Sugar
  • Chopped Pecans For Garnish

See full instructions : tastykitchen.com

INSIDE-OUT CARROT CAKE: CARROT CAKE MUFFINS

INSIDE-OUT CARROT CAKE CARROT CAKE MUFFINS

INSIDE-OUT CARROT CAKE: CARROT CAKE MUFFINS

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups (9 1/2 ounces) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Instruction
See full recipes on : www.kingarthurflour.com