Cakes

Grasshopper Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake

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Moist chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream & mint chocolate chip frosting! Decorated quickly and easily with thin mint grasshopper cookies.

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Chocolate Cake:
1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 and 3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup canola oil
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup freshly brewed strong hot coffee
Chocolate Buttercream:
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
3½ cups powdered sugar
½ cup cocoa powder
½ teaspoon table salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 tablespoons heavy cream
Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting:
3/4 cup butter, partially softened
1 tsp mint extract (be sure to use mint, not peppermint)
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp heavy cream
Green food coloring (I used 10 drops)
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
For Decorating:
1 package thin mint grasshopper cookies
1/4 cup regular size chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 round 9-inch cake pans. For the cake, put flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and mix well. In a stand mixer, mix the...
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Nutritions

Calories
838

Sodium
451mg
18% DV

Fat
42g
64% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
114g
38% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV