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Grasshopper Fudge Cake

Grasshopper Fudge Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 15

Pretty streaks of green peek out from slices of white cake topped with hot fudge sauce and creamy whipped topping. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2
teaspoons mint extract
12
drops green food color
2
jars (16 oz each) hot fudge topping
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
5
drops yellow food color
Thin rectangular crème de menthe chocolate candies, unwrapped and cut into pieces, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box, adding 1 1/2 teaspoons of the mint extract with the water. Reserve 1 cup batter. Stir 3 drops of the green food color into reserved batter; set aside. Pour remaining batter into pan.
  • 3
    Drop green batter by generous tablespoonfuls randomly in 12 to 14 mounds onto batter in pan. Cut through batters with metal spatula or knife in S-shaped curves in one continuous motion. Turn pan one-fourth turn; repeat cutting for swirled design.
  • 4
    Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    Carefully spread fudge topping evenly over cake. In medium bowl, stir whipped topping, remaining 1/2 teaspoon mint extract, remaining 9 drops green food color and the yellow food color until blended. Spread whipped topping mixture evenly over fudge. Garnish with candy pieces. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Warm the foil-wrapped mints in your hands for a minute or two to make cutting them easier.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
44g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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