Grasshopper Cake

Grasshopper Cake

Bake this delicious grasshopper cake using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour that’s a perfect dessert for any gathering.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

15

servings

2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 2/3
cups sugar
2/3
cup shortening
1
cup milk
1/4
cup white crème de menthe*
3 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
5
egg whites
1
jar (12 oz) fudge topping
3
tablespoons white crème de menthe or crème de menthe-flavored syrup*
4
drops green food color
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed (3 cups)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. Beat flour, sugar, shortening, milk, 1/4 cup crème de menthe, the baking powder, salt and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg whites on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  2. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely.
  3. Spread fudge topping over cake. Carefully fold 3 tablespoons crème de menthe and the food color into whipped topping; spread over cake. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 15 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Note:
*Use 1/4 cup milk plus 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract for the 1/4 cup crème de menthe. Use 3 tablepsoons milk plus 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract for the 3 tablespoons crème de menthe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 385
    • (Calories from Fat 145),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 57g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.