Wednesday, July 10, 2013

That's Creme de Menthe Cake Grasshopper!

We are in the midst of the "Too Much Rain and Heat" season in Central New York.  That said, it is time for a refreshing and easy dessert for Wild and Wacky Wednesday Dinner with the Boiz.  Enter Creme de Menthe Cake made from a cake mix.  Actually, I am making two, one for the Grasshoppers and one for a company pot luck lunch.
1 white cake mix
3 eggs
1/4 cup oil
mint extract
1 cup (plus 3 tablespoons for frosting) Creme de Menthe
whipped topping
hot fudge ice cream topping
*I doubled recipe as I made two cakes, this is the recipe for one cake.

Mix dry cake mix, eggs, oil, 1 cup creme de menthe.
Pour into greased cake pans, 9x13.  Bake @350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes until done.  Remember, I doubled above recipe as I made two Creme de Menthe cakes.
Cool cake slightly.While cake still warm, frost with hot fudge topping so cold topping spreads easily..

Add 1 teaspoon mint extract to whipped topping and 3 tablespoons Creme de Menthe.  Frost cake over hot fudge layer and refrigerate overnight.  Creme de Menthe Cake must be kept refrigerated.
That's Creme de Menthe Cake Grasshopper!
Just a small piece please...well, maybe a bit larger : )