If you aren't into cake decorating but love the results, these Chocolate Cake Ornaments are for you!  They're also a fun activity that the Kiddos would love help making. | HostessAtHeart.com
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Chocolate Cake Ornaments for the Non-Cake Decorator

If you aren't into cake decorating but love the results, these Chocolate Cake Ornaments are for you!  They're also a fun activity that the Kiddos would love help making.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 18 servings
Author Julie Menghini

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup peppermint pieces (optional) I used crushed candy canes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.  Spray pan with non-sticking spray.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and eggs until fluffy.  Beat on high for 3  minutes.  
  • Reduce speed to low.  Combine flour, sifted cocoa, soda, baking powder, and salt. Add dry mix alternating with the milk and mix until blended.
  • Fold in peppermint candy.
  • Fill pan 3/4 full.  Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick tested in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool  10 minutes and then remove from pan and cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 5.6% | Calcium: 4.6% | Iron: 6.7%
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