“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.”
~ Audrey Hepburn ~
Wonderful Saturday to you all!
I woke up today to a beautiful morning ….. sun is shining ….. birds are chirping …. temperature is finally above 0 degrees …. snow is melting …..
What can possibly make this DAY 9 of 14 Days of Valentine’s Day better?
…… CHOCOLATE …… yes, today I have for you ……MINT CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE with Mint Whipped Cream & Raspberries …
While ago I was watching Paula Deen Show & she was making ….. according to her …. the best CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE ….
… so of course, I was intrigued …..
I was waiting for the perfect occasion to make Paula Deen’s CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE …. so when Sunday came along I was ready to surprise my family with delicious chocolate cake.
Of course, I had to put my own twist & my own touches ….. the final result was the best MINT CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE I ever ate.
This recipe is adapted from Paula Deen’s CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE.
- 6 Eggs
- 3/4 cup Cocoa Powder
- 3 cups Sugar
- 1 cup Butter
- 2 1/4 cup Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 8 oz Greek Yogurt (original recipe – sour cream)
- 1 tsp Peppermint Flavor (original recipe – vanilla)
STEP 1: Preheat oven to 325F. Grease bundt cake pan.
STEP 2: Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Gradually add eggs. Add Greek yogurt. Mix well
STEP 3: In another bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and pinch of salt.
STEP 4: Add flour mixture slowly into batter. Mix in mint flavor.
STEP 5: Pour cake mixture into greased bundt cake pan. Spread it evenly and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes.
STEP 6: Cool down. Flip over and remove cake pan.
Mint Whipped Cream:
STEP 1: Mash together handful of fresh mint with splash of Simple Syrup or sugar.
STEP 2: Whip 1 or 2 cups of whipped cream and gently whip in mint mixture.
Does this MINT CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE looks fabulous?
It tastes even better then it looks. Perfect cake for Valentine’s Day if you ask me ….. Chocolate …. Raspberries …. Mint …. Whipped Cream …
… it has everything that romantic dessert should have ….
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Don’t forget …. Keep Smiling …. Keep Cooking!
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