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    Starlight Mint Cake

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

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    Chef mariajane's Note:

    A very festive and delicious cake for our upcoming holiday season!!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 (510 g) package white cake mix
    • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 1 (85 g) package jell-o cherry jelly powder
    • 28 round striped candies, divided
    • 3 (1 ounce) baker's white chocolate baking squares, melted
    • 2 tablespoons sour cream
    • 2 drops red food coloring
    • 2 cups Cool Whip Topping, thawed

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for two 9-inch round layers.
    2. 2
      Cool cakes in pans 15 minutes.
    3. 3
      Pierce cakes with large fork at 1/2 inch intervals.
    4. 4
      Stir boiling water into dry jelly powder 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
    5. 5
      Pour over cakes.
    6. 6
      Refrigerate 3 hours.
    7. 7
      Heat oven to 350°F
    8. 8
      Crush 5 mints in blender; mix with melted chocolate, sour cream and food coloring.
    9. 9
      Place 1/2 the remaining mints, about 4 inches apart, on baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
    10. 10
      Bake 5 minutes or until mints melt to form 2 1/2 to 3 inch circles.
    11. 11
      Cool before removing from baking sheet.
    12. 12
      Repeat with remaining mints.
    13. 13
      Dip bottom of 1 cake pan in warm water 10 seconds; unmould onto plate,
    14. 14
      Spread with chocolate mixture.
    15. 15
      Unmould second cake; place on first layer.
    16. 16
      Frost with Cool Whip.
    17. 17
      Decorate with melted mints.
    18. 18
      Store in refrigerator.
    19. 19
      HOW TO BEND CANDY: To create a curvy effect on the melted candy, use a metal spatula to carefully remove melted candy from parchment while still warm and pliable.
    20. 20
      Place over the handle of a wooden spoon or any other object that will bend the candy.
    21. 21
      Cool completely before using to decorate cake.

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    Nutritional Facts for Starlight Mint Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (107 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 293.4
     
    Calories from Fat 148
    50%
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 6.0 g
    30%
    Cholesterol 61.6 mg
    20%
    Sodium 261.4 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.3 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 25.1 g
    100%
    Protein 3.6 g
    7%

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