Chocolate-Peppermint Cake

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  • Summary

    Peppermint and chocolate are a classic Christmas combination -- serve this decadent cake for a memorable finale to your holiday dinner.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick cooking spray
    • 3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted
    • 3/4 cup hot water
    • 3/4 cup sour cream
    • 3 cups cake flour (not self-rising), sifted
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 1/4 cups sugar
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
    • Swiss Meringue Buttercream for Chocolate-Peppermint Cake
    • 30 to 40 hard peppermint candies, finely crushed

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 601 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 52.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 107.41%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 95 mg 31.57%
    • Sodium: 305 mg 12.7%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.29%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 73 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.09%
    • Sugar: 37 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 21.59%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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