Peppermint Chiffon Cake

Peppermint Chiffon Cake

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Lynn
Recipe by  Lynn

“An oh-so-minty cake!”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 -9 inch tube or bundt cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Separate the eggs.
  3. Sift the cake flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Make a well in the center and add the oil, egg yolks, water, peppermint extract and vanilla extract. Beat with mixer on low for 1 minute.
  4. Beat egg whites with cream of tarter until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whites into the yolk mixture. Pour 1/3 of the batter into a separate bowl and tint with the food coloring.
  5. Alternate large spoonfuls of red and plain batter into an ungreased tube or bundt pan. Run a knife or spatula through the batter to make a swirled effect.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 55 minutes. Increase heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until done. Let cake cool in pan on rack. Once cool remove from pan and frost, if desired.

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Reviews (15)

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CHLYHA427
37

CHLYHA427

Mmm!! This cake is really good. I didn't have any cake flour so for each one cup of flour needed, I used one cup of regular flour, minus 2 tbsp. and then added 2 tbsp. of cornstarch. It worked fine! Also, I decided to use mint flavored frosting. I'm adding that recipe to Allrecipes... "Chlyha427's Mint Frosting." Check it out! It really made the cake great!

JINGRUM
12

JINGRUM

This was absolutely delicious. Everyone wanted the recipe. Looks more complicated than it really is. Very easy to make. I frosted it with cool whip and put some holiday sprinkles on top. Rave reviews!!

bellabirthing
11

bellabirthing

very good, made for x-mas eve birthday cake, left out food coloring, bake a little longer than barely brown, top with glaze of peppermint, milk, butter, sugar, and crushed candy canes and melted drizzled chocolate, easy and tasty and light

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 330 cal
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs
  • 48.9 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 123 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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