Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2011

Transform a favorite ice cream into a cake that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day: Flavor the layers with mint, stud the cake with chocolate chips, and slather it with luscious chocolate buttercream.

SERVES 8 to 10

TIME 1½ hours, plus 1 hour cooling

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

A little mint extract was all we needed to develop cool mint flavor in our Mint Chocolate Chip Cake without overpowering the chocolate. A coating of mini chocolate chips around the exterior of the cake, combined with a chocolate buttercream...

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