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Layered Peppermint Pound Cake

Layered Peppermint Pound Cake

Classic pound cake gets all dressed up with pepperminty whipped cream.

Recipe Ingredients

Method

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

Yield: 16 servings

Special Touch: Add mini candy canes to each cake serving.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 390 (Calories from Fat 155); Total Fat 17g (Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 105mg; Sodium 200mg; Total Carbohydrate 54g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars ncg); Protein 6g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 14%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 8%; Iron 8%

Exchanges: nc Other Carbohydrate; nc Vegetable Carbohydrate Choices: nc

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Reprinted with permission from Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills.


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