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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Cooking Shamrocks from a new kitchen

I am beginning to get settled in my new home in a different State.  Due to the birth of my first Grand baby and my husband being relocated I have not written blog as often, but I am slowly coming back and want to continue to bring you some great recipes!
I am sharing a blog from last year that is a fantastic recipe for yummy Shamrock Cakes.


I found Celebrating EveryDay Life, loving the Shamrock Petit Fours, I got busy! I changed the ingredients and came up with this ooey gooey treat for St. Patrick's Day!

SHAMROCK CAKES


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Mix up the chocolate cake mix according to the directions on the box.
Add 2 tsp Peppermint extract.
Mix until well blended.
Pour mixture into baking sheet pan.
Bake at 350 until toothpick inserted is removed clean. Around 10 minutes.
Mix the NEW frosting creations with mint chocolate flavor.

When cake is cooled use shamrock cookie cutter to cut out your shamrocks.

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Spread mint chocolate icing between 2 layers of shamrocks, stacking 3 on top of each other.

Glaze:
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1/4 cup water
6 drops green food coloring
2 tsp peppermint extract.
Stir it up good
These ingredients can be adjusted to create a pouring glaze over top of cakes. 
Start pouring glaze over cakes.




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Slide glaze up sides of cake after it settles in the pan.

Serve with some cold milk!  Taste just like Thin Mint cookies without the Crunch.

 
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