White Chocolate Peppermint Magic Cake Recipe

With three layers of peppermint flavor, the White Chocolate Peppermint Magic Cake is a sweet treat for anyone who loves the smell and taste of peppermint. A cake best served chilled, this is the perfect accompaniment to a cup of hot cocoa or peppermint mocha. A tasty cake with a unique texture and flavor, this Peppermint Magic Cake is one you’ll find yourself coming back to year after year.
Makes: 9 servings
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare 9x9inch square pan with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

In large bowl, whip egg whites with electric mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another large bowl, whip egg yolks, sugar, and extract at high speed until the color is a pale yellow. In a small bowl, melt butter and white chocolate at 50% power for 1 minute. Continuing microwaving in 30 second intervals at 50% power, stirring between each interval, until melted. Add white chocolate mixture to egg yolk mixture until combined. Add flour and salt until combined. Slowly pour in milk while mixing until mixture is smooth. Mixture will appear thin. Fold in 1/3 of the egg whites. Continue to add egg whites until mixture is fully combined and there are no large lumps. Pour mixture into pan.

Step 3

Bake 50-55 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Step 4

Top with whipped cream, crushed peppermint candies and white chocolate shavings if desired. Serve chilled.

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4 Eggs (separated)


3/4 cup sugar


1/2 cup butter (1 stick)

white chocolate

4 ounces white chocolate (plus additional for garnish)

all-purpose flour

3/4 cup all-purpose flour


1/2 teaspoon salt


2 cups milk

Crushed Peppermint Candy

Crushed Peppermint Candy (optional)

Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream (optional)



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