Friday, March 2, 2012

Killarny Cake

1 pkg. chocolate fudge cake mix

1/4 C. creme de menthe or 1 tsp. peppermint extract

1/2 C. chopped green maraschino cherries

1 1/2 C. heavy cream

3 Tbsp. creme de menthe or 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract and 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar

1/4 C. whole green maraschino cherries

Chocolate Curls

Prepare cake mix following package directions, substituting 1/4 cup creme de menthe for 1/4 cup water. Stir in chopped cherries. Pour into 2 greased 9 inch layer cake pans; back as directed. Cool. Whip cream with tablespoons creme de menthe. Spread 1/3 of whipped cream between cake layers. Heap remaining whipped cream on top. Arrange whole cherries and chocolate curls over whipped cream.

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