Mint Chocolate Grasshopper Cake Recipe

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Margie Kuhn Modified: March 21, 2022
Mint Chocolate Grasshopper Cake Recipe

How To Make Mint Chocolate Grasshopper Cake

With hints of coffee, this grasshopper cake is the perfect mix of that cool, minty flavor of the frosting and the bittersweet taste of the chocolate.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupssugar
  • cupsflour
  • 1cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • tspbaking powder
  • tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2eggs,large
  • 1cupwhole milk
  • ½cupVegetable Oil
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • 1cuphot coffee,or boiling water
  • *mint frosting,(see Recipe Notes for recipe)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and butter and dust with cocoa powder 2 9-inch cake pans.

  2. In a stand mixer on low speed mix together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt,

  3. In a small bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla then add it to the stand mixer on low then medium speed until just combined and finally, without turning on the mixer, add in the coffee carefully and stir it in by hand until just combined.

  4. Pour half of the batter into each of the pans and bake for 30 to 35 minutes then remove, let cool completely and frost with the mint frosting.

  5. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

*Check out this Mint Frosting Recipe to learn how to make the frosting.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 320.46kcal
  • Fat: 11.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.82g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.69g
  • Fiber: 3.15g
  • Sugar: 34.63g
  • Protein: 4.85g
  • Cholesterol: 28.69mg
  • Sodium: 273.35mg
  • Calcium: 82.12mg
  • Potassium: 177.44mg
  • Iron: 1.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 20.82µg
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