Mint Fudge Cake

This is a cake from my childhood. Our next door neighbor, Lori, used to make this cake and when my sister emailed me the recipe, I knew I would make it soon. I don’t have many photos of the middle as this went to work with Mr. FeistyEats but let me explain – the cake layer is a moist white cake with a mint flavor to it, a thin chocolate layer and a fluffy, minty green cool whip top. Stick this in your fridge and you have a great dessert for spring. Never mind that snow that recently fell here.

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You can just barely pick up the mint tint here.

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Mint Fudge Cake
1 package white cake mix
1 package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla
4 eggs
2/3 cup oil
1 cup water
3 Tbs. creme de menthe syrup
Green food coloring – several drops (optional)
1 – 16 oz can Hershey’s Fudge Topping (or syrup)
Topping
1 – 8 oz Cool Whip
1 Tbs creme de menthe syrup
2 drops food coloring
Dump all the cake ingredients into a bowl and mix with a stand or hand mixer for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes. Time yourself if you have to. Add a few drops of green food coloring to tint if you remember. Pour into greased 9×13 inch pan. Bake according to directions on package. Let cake cool completely. For topping: spread can of Hershey’s Fudge topping over the cake. Mix cool whip and 1 tbsp creme de menthe and 2 drops green food coloring. Spread over the fudge topped cake. Refrigerate. HINT: This is a fun cake to make for St Patty’s Day.

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My two helpers: Winston nearby in case anything falls to the floor and I busted the cat getting onto the table. She is so naughty.

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This picture is totally out of focus, but the star of this cake it this Crème de Menthe syrup. You can find in with the other ice cream toppings.

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I forgot to add food coloring to the cake mix, but you can tell from the Crème de Menthe there is still a green tint. Food color would take it to the next level though.

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Bake and let cool completely.

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This is all you need for the topping! So easy. I used Hershey’s Syrup, but the recipe calls for Hershey’s fudge topping. Whoops. This still worked.

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Spread the fudge or syrup all over the top of the cake. I tried not to let it spill over the sides. I just used the Cool Whip container to mix in the mint and food coloring. Easy.

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Spread evenly over the top and refrigerate. This is such a good cold cake.

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Mr. FeistyEats was kind enough to bring me back one small piece. It was delicious. I am a huge mint fan so this was something I really enjoyed.

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About Feisty Eats

I love to eat, entertain, exercise and try new life adventures. I am in my 30's and have a great husband, dog (Winston) and cat (Brinklie). I love to try or make new recipes and drink new beers.
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