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Chocolate-Mint Swirl Cake

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... This rich, decadent cake combines two favorite flavors. The minty glaze is—you guessed it—icing on the cake!

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Filling

2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
egg
1/8
teaspoon peppermint extract
3
drops green food color

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup water
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
eggs

Chocolate and Mint Glaze

2
tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon shortening
1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon peppermint extract
1
or 2 drops green food color
1
tablespoon corn syrup
3
to 4 teaspoons water

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour. In small bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on high speed until smooth and fluffy. Beat in granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 egg, 1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract and 3 drops food color until smooth; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, 1/3 cup flour, 1 cup water, the butter and 2 eggs on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan. Spoon cream cheese filling over batter.
  • 3 Bake 44 to 52 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Turn pan upside down onto cooling rack or heatproof plate; remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted; set aside. For glaze, mix powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract, 1 to 2 drops food color, the corn syrup and enough of the 3 to 4 teaspoons water to make a thick glaze that can be easily drizzled. Drizzle over cake. Immediately spoon melted chocolate over glaze in 1/2-inch-wide ring. Working quickly, pull toothpick through chocolate to make swirls. Refrigerate until serving time. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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