1box chocolate cake mixI love using dark chocolate if I can find it
13.4 ounce box instant chocolate fudge pudding
8tablespoonsunsalted butterroom temperature
2-3tablespoonscream or milk
5-7crushed candy canes or peppermint candies for garnish
Preheat oven to 350°.Combine cake mix, pudding, sour cream, oil, water, and eggs in electric mixer with paddle attachment. Beat together on medium for 5 minutes until fluffy and thoroughly combined.
Scoop cake batter into mini cake pans and bake for 20 minutes (if small cake pans). Adjust your timing if using the sheet roll method or larger cake pans. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cream butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add in powdered sugar, alternating with cream (or milk) until thick and fluffy.
Add in peppermint extract and whip for 2 minutes on medium.
Fill piping bag with peppermint buttercream. Set aside
Use a serrated knife to gently cut each mini cake into 2 or 3 layers. Fill with piped frosting.
Garnish with peppermint candies!
Chocolate Peppermint Mini Cakes https://pizzazzerie.com/holidays/chocolate-peppermint-mini-cakes/ December 1, 2014