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Chocolate Peppermint Cake

Chocolate Peppermint Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix I used triple chocolate fudge
  • 1 package instant chocolate pudding mix 3.9 ounce
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups peppermint baking chips

Icing

  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In mixer bowl - combine cake mix, pudding mix, cocoa, milk, sour cream & eggs
  3. Beat on medium for approx 2 minutes
  4. Fold in peppermint chips
  5. Liberally spray tour bundt pan with Bakers Joy (this is particularly important if using a bundt pan with a lot of detail)
  6. Pour batter into sprayed pan
  7. bake 55-60 minutes or until cake springs back when pressed
  8. Allow to cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes
  9. Invert onto plate & allow to completely cool before adding icing

To make icing

  1. Combine all icing ingredients in small bowl & whisk well
  2. Drizzle over cake & sprinkle with additional peppermint baking chips if desired