Grasshopper Cake

Enjoy this minty delight - delicious grasshopper cake dessert that can be served at any gathering.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 15

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1 2/3
cups sugar
2/3
cup shortening
1
cup milk
1/4
cup white crème de menthe*
3 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
5
egg whites
1
jar (12 oz) fudge topping
3
tablespoons white crème de menthe or crème de menthe-flavored syrup*
4
drops green food color
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed (3 cups)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. Beat flour, sugar, shortening, milk, 1/4 cup crème de menthe, the baking powder, salt and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg whites on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely.
  • 3 Spread fudge topping over cake. Carefully fold 3 tablespoons crème de menthe and the food color into whipped topping; spread over cake. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    385
    (
    Calories from Fat
    145),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    57g
    57%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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