Candy Cane Cake

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Recipe by Redneck Epicurean

I made this for gourmet class in college. The assignment was to make something "stunning but simple". This was so much fun! I used mini candy canes and red sugar sprinkle for the decoration on white frosting. What a beautiful cake it turned out to be! I'm sure if you didn't want to use peppermints, you could use any kind ofhard candy - spearmints, butterscotch, or cinnamon discs. The candy needs to soak overnight, as reflected in the passive time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the candies in the milk overnight.
  2. When candies are dissolved, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 2-9" cake pans.
  3. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry, mixing well, but not overbeating.
  4. Bake for approximately 45 minutes or a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes, then invert to a wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with vanilla icing and decorate with mini candy canes.

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