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Layered Peppermint Pound Cake

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 16
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Classic pound cake gets all dressed up with pepperminty whipped cream. Mmm.

Ingredients

3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
2 3/4
cups granulated sugar
1 1/4
cups butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
5
eggs
1
cup evaporated milk
1 1/2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup crushed hard peppermint candies

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube) cake pan. Mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat granulated sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk on low speed. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In chilled large bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Fold in peppermint candies.
  • 5 Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers. Spread 1 cup whipped cream mixture over 1 cake layer. Repeat with second layer. Top with remaining layer. Drop remaining whipped cream mixture in dollops on top of cake. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Add mini candy canes to each cake serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
155
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
0%
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
Cholesterol
105mg
0%
Sodium
200mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%
14%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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