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Peppermint Chocolate Cake

December 12, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

Is there anything better than the taste of mint and chocolate together? This recipe came from Patty, of the Celestial Café.

6 Peppermint tea bags
1 cup water
3 oz. unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup salted butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs, separated
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder

Boil water in a small saucepan and add Peppermint tea bags. Remove from heat and let steep for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing excess liquid into the pan. Return the tea to a boil. Place the chocolate and butter in a large bowl. Pour Peppermint tea over the top. Whisk until melted. Stir in sugar and egg yolks. In a separate bowl, mix baking soda and yogurt. Add to the chocolate and butter batter, and mix well. Sift flour and baking powder into the batter, and mix well. In a separate bowl, whip egg whites until stiff, then fold them into the batter. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8″ round pans or one 9″ X 13″ pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serves 8 or more.

From the Cooking With Tea Cookbook by
Jennifer and Mo Siegel.

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