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Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10 -12

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Cake:
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 3.9 oz. chocolate pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Buttercream:
  • 2 sticks 8 oz. unsalted butter, softened
  • 2-3 tbsp. heavy cream or whole milk
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. mint extract
  • green food coloring
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Ganache:
  • 8 oz. chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Cake:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 and grease 2 8" cake pans.
  3. Stir together the cake mix and pudding. Add the remaining ingredients and beat till well combined. Pour into prepared cake pans and bake for 30-40 minutes until it tests done.
  4. Buttercream:
  5. Cream butter until smooth. With mixer on low, slowly add the powdered sugar. Add the heavy cream until it reaches spreading consistency. Add in mint extract and small amount of green food coloring. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Ganache:
  7. Place chocolate and heavy cream in microwavable bowl and microwave for one minute. Stir and then continue to microwave for 20 seconds at a time until it is smooth.