Looking forward to making this cake for St Patrick’s Day get together. Anyhow, you’re probably wondering where I’m going with this, and what on earth it has to do with this Mint Chocolate Chip Cake. Microwave for 20 seconds, stir. Hi Manuela! They also have other flavors too. Yours looks they could be 3inches thcik? Thank you for the recipe <3 All of us loved it so much! Hi Jenn! Hi Kat! Be sure to bring the buttercream to room temperature completely and rewhip before use. When my 3-year-old son asked for “Mint Chocolate Chips” cake for his birthday, my research began and I came across this recipe. Looks amazing though. They are sold individually in large bins by the cash register. Strange that there are lumps of butter. So happy to hear that everyone liked it Thanks for your tips! Log food: Carvel Banana's Foster Sundae Dasher. I’ve lusted after trying a cake from your site for a while and last night this cake did not fail my hopeful expectations. Copyright © 2010 - 2020, Liv for Cake. If so, check to see that your baking powder & soda are still fresh. I was hoping I’d find a giant tub of them in Costco, but no luck. Hi Ani! I made this for my stepson who loves the mint/chocolate combo, and the entire family party of eleven loved it! I use. PS – my father-in-law and his wife live in Aberdeen! I am so happy to hear that you liked this recipe and that it worked out for you! Place one layer of cake on a cake stand or serving dish. Hi! They are just so easy to follow. 5-10mins). Wow that is high praise indeed! If you can’t find them, let me know! I’m turning 50 pretty soon, and mint chocolate is my middlename ( well almost) I just love love love that combination … Thanks for sharing this cake … Love Tanja, Denmark, Hi Tanja! I remember when I was a kid she used to talk about withdrawals from York Peppermint Paddies (to this day she believes they add something addictive.) It’s not really even in Vancouver, it’s in a suburb called Langley about 40+ mins outside of the city. Making this for my husbands birthday this week. . Also, make sure not to fill the pans more than half full as the batter rises a lot. She really loved it. In your recipe is the sugar lumped in with the “dry” ingredients or the “wet” ingredients when mixing? Thank you! I needed to try this recipe. So it depends with what you like. As did all of his family! Those Andes Mints are amazing and I see them less and less now. Thank you Andrea! Those breadsticks and dipping sauces (five cheese marinara, omg yum) and I finally got to try the infamous Zuppa Toscana. Converting pan sizes is always tricky. We had to use a couple drops instead of the toothpick dip. There is a metric converter below the list of ingredients. I want to make this recipe for my birthday this year. All in all I think bake time was about 45 minutes. Here’s a site I use as a guideline: http://www.joyofbaking.com/PanSizes.html. The only thing is I felt the frosting was a bit too much- the somewhat thick layer of frosting made the cake too rich and we ended up not being able to eat all the frosting used in the cake. 3mins). I can’t believe you can’t find them. Thanks for the suggestion Olivia. I could happily have had free refills of that as my dinner and been content. If so, is your baking soda/powder fresh or are you at high elevation? Ideally, you’d use three 8″ tins as the layers will be a bit smaller in the 9″. And… for helping me bring joy to my families bdays! Thank you. A total of 30-35mins. I can freeze the buttercream as well as the cake? Can you freeze this icing and the ganache? Hi Carolyn! If you need to store it, freeze it and take it out for a few hours day of serving. If this important to you, please verify with your favourite nutrition calculator and/or metric conversion tool. Hi Louise! Maybe only infamous to me though. I haven’t been able to get the buttercream smooth – there’s little lumps of butter. All of your cakes are! I will have to start taking pics and posting them. Hi Crystal! I do have a question about the darling chocolate. Not a chocolate/mint fan. Let me know if you find the Andes Mints. Glad to hear that you like it! Smaller pieces would work better for sure. While this worked, it didn’t give the full ‘mint CHIP’ experience. So I was wondering if it’s imperative that I use dutch processed cocoa powder? Hi, in have now looked a lot of your recipes and your 6 in cake pans look thicker than mine. Hi – I only have two 6.5” round pans but they are 3” tall. I only had 2 6″ pans but they are 3″ deep so I was okay. We're Committed To Your Wellbeing, Learn More. https://amzn.to/2NlM7hz. Here’s a site I use as a guideline: http://www.joyofbaking.com/PanSizes.html. Converting pan sizes is always tricky. I used regular mini chips inside since my toddler was sleeping and I didn’t want to chop up larger blocks of chocolate. By continuing to browse our website, you agree to the use of these cookies. You may need to decrease the baking time for the 9″ pans too since they’ll be thinner. Will make for my sisters bday his weekend! Hi Lesley! I love the frosting. Hope you have a Party City close to you and can find them on your end of the country. Would you think putting 3/4 c white sugar and 3/4 c brown sugar instead of 1.5cups of white sugar will help make the cake fudgy? I’m planning on making this, but I only have two 8” pans. Hi Erin! Hi Kat Converting pan sizes is always tricky. Is the mint extract peppermint or spearmint? Is the cake best fresh or could I make it a day in advance and refrigerate? Great flavor. You can check out all my tips and troubleshooting here. Be sure to read through my Swiss meringue buttercream post for tips and troubleshooting before you start https://livforcake.com/swiss-meringue-buttercream-recipe/.