How to make it

  • Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • In a third bowl, combine milk, water, and vanilla extract.
  • Add flour mixture to creamed butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beating after each addition.
  • In small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  • Lightly fold egg whites into batter.
  • (For pink cakes, add red food coloring here.)
  • Turn into two greased 9-inch round pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  • Cool 10 minutes, then turn onto wire rack to cool completely.
  • For Peppermint Frosting, mix cream cheese and butter, gradually adding powdered sugar, whipping cream, and then peppermint extract.
  • (For pink frosting, add red food coloring here.)
  • Spread frosting between layers and sprinkle with 1/3 of the crushed candy canes.
  • Frost remainder of cake and sprinkle with remaining candy.
  • Serves 10-12.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    love the picture cakee sounds soooo good thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Great cake for the holidays! Thanks for sharing!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    This would look so festive for Christmas - and I bet delicious, too!
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  • gapeach55 5 years ago
    Sounds yummy! I bet the frosting would be great on chocolate cake too.
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    This looks and sounds absolutely decadent. Great recipe and a high 5.
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