Choco-mint party cake (1967)

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Vintage choco-mint party cake frosting recipe (1967)

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This choco-mint party cake recipe starts with a pre-made angel food cake, and adds a flavorful colored frosting that oozes out from between the layers.

Vintage choco-mint party cake recipe (1967)

How to make this retro choco-mint party cake

Vintage choco-mint party cake frosting recipe (1967)

Choco-mint party cake

Yield: 1 cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 35 minutes

This recipe starts with a pre-made angel food cake, and adds a flavorful colored frosting that oozes out from between the layers.

Ingredients

  • 10-inch angel food cake
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 4 egg yolks*
  • 2 egg whites*
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces, melted
  • 2 tablespoons creme de menthe
  • 1 tablespoon egg white*

Instructions

  1. Stir butter to soften; add sugar; cream until very light and fluffy.
  2. Add egg yolks, one at a time, and beat well.
  3. Set aside half of this mixture.
  4. To first half, add 2 egg whites* and partially-cooled melted chocolate; beat until light and fluffy.
  5. To remaining half, add creme de menthe and 1 tablespoon egg white*; beat until light and fluffy.
  6. Cut cake into 5 layers.
  7. Spread bottom layer with chocolate filling; place second layer over filling and spread with mint filling.
  8. Repeat chocolate and mint layers; top with remaining layer and spread with chocolate filling.
  9. Refrigerate for several hours.

Notes

* Note: It is no longer considered safe to consume raw eggs. Find one method to make them safe here.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 280Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 154mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 0gSugar: 23gProtein: 2g

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