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One day our son insisted on having a green cake. Green?!

So we made one. I thought mint would be a good flavor for green, but I didn’t have any in my hands. But I had peppermint so I used it. With that chocolate goes well so I used it as the filling, and did a basic cream cheese frosting dyed orange.

Quite Halloween, though not so beautiful, but I was actually really surprised how good the cake tasted!

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PEPPERMINT-CHOCOLATE CAKE (small cake)

75 g butter

0,75 dl sugar

2 eggs

2,5 dl flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp peppermint aroma

green food color

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C
  2. Mix the butter and sugar until foamy
  3. Add the eggs one at a time
  4. Add the flour and baking powder (through a shifter)
  5. Add the aroma and food color
  6. Bake the cake for 30 min
  7. Let cool down and cut in three layers

2 dl double cream

3 tbsp cocoa (70 %)

2 gelatine leaves

water

1 dl milk (3%)

2 tbs dark cocoa (o’boy)

  1. Soak the gelatine leaves in cold water for 10 min
  2. Mix the cocoa powder and double cream and whip
  3. Melt the gelatine leaves in a small amount of water and add to the whipped cream, mix well
  4. Moisturize the cake layers with milk chocolate and add the whipped cream in between the layers
  5. Let settle down in a fridge for few hours

100 g butter

100 g mascarpone

200 g powdered sugar

orange food color (or yellow and red)

  1. Mix all the ingredients and frost the cake, decorate as you wish
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