Epic Mint Choc Chip Layer Cake Recipe | Cupcake Jemma

Jamie and the guys at Hotpoint were kind enough to invite me along to their flashy kitchen at Food Tube HQ to try out some new kit, so I thought what better way to test things out than a Mint Choc Chip layer cake! ….Sponsored by Hotpoint

Recipe –

For the cake
550g caster sugar
525g plain flour
95g cocoa powder
3/4 tsp salt
1.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
200g dark choc chips
350ml cold coffee
350ml buttermilk
320ml vegetable oil
5 large free range eggs
1/4 tsp peppermint extract

For the buttercream –
500g unsalted butter, soft
1125g icing sugar, sifted
6-7 tbs whole milk
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
green food colour paste (optional)

Crystallised mint leaves and extra choc chips for decorating.

This recipe will make a 7 inch cake which serves up to 24 portions.

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