Candy Cane Cake

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr 45 mins

A beautiful, yet simple to prepare cake, perfect for the Christmas holiday. A nice addition to the dessert menu for a family gathering or other event.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 (18 ounce) packagebetty crocker supermoist white cake mix
  • 1 14 cups water
  • 13 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 12 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 12 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Vanilla Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 -2 tablespoon milk
  • 12 teaspoon regular vanilla or 12 teaspoon clear vanilla
  • Garnish

  • crushed candy cane (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350. Generously grease a 10 to 12 cup bundt pan; lightly coat with flour.
  2. Make cake mix as directed on package. Pour about 2 cups of batter into pan.
  3. In small bowl, pour about 3/4 cup batter; stir in food color and peppermint extract.
  4. Carefully pour pink batter over white batter in pan. Carefully pour remaining white batter over pink batter.
  5. Bake 38 to 42 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes our clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  6. In small bowl, mix together glaze ingredients, using just 1 T of milk at first. Stir in additional milk 1 teaspoon at a time until smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Spread glaze over cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Garnish with crushed candy canes, if desired.
  7. Store loosely covered at room temperature.