Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Grasshopper Cake

I've been wanting to try this recipe for a long time, but couldn't ever find the non-alcoholic creme de menthe I needed. I was in super Target yesterday, looking for some ideas for a St. Patrick's day dessert, and spotted the creme de menthe among the ice cream toppings. It must be my month for finding my minty treasures! This cake was very yummy and the mint is not overpowering., modified

1 chocolate fudge cake mix (Betty Crocker Super Moist)
Water, oil & eggs needed for cake mix
3 Tablespoons creme de menthe (non-alcoholic)
1 jar hot fudge sauce (I used Smuckers)
1 8oz tub Cool Whip, thawed
2-3 Tablespoons creme de menthe
green food coloring

Prepare cake mix as directed, except substitute 3 tablespoons Creme de Menthe flavoring for 3 tablespoons water.

Pour into 13x9 inch pan and bake according to package directions.

Remove from oven and while HOT, poke holes in cake every 1/2" using the end of a wooden spoon. Spread chocolate sauce over the top and let cool. Refrigerate. When ready to serve, mix whipped topping with 2 tablespoons of creme de menthe and 5-6 drops of food coloring. Spread on cake. Keep refrigerated.

1 comment:

Ryan and Lori said...

Wow. That one sounds super tasty too! Does it taste anything like the girl scout cookies? :o)