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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (12 Votes)
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Servings 16
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 35

  • PEPPERMINT CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 (18 1/4-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (9-ounce) package yellow cake mix*
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons liquid red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 (2-pound) package powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract

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  • SPARKLING CRANBERRIES:
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • CRANBERRY CAKE:
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  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
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  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups fresh cranberries
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE ICING:
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  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
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  • 1/2 cup smooth applesauce
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely grated
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  • 2 cups carrots, grated
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  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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  • CAKE:
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • Nuts, finely chopped, for garnish
  • Cocoa powder, for garnish
  • QUICK BUTTERCREAM:
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  • 1/4 cup shortening
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  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
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  • 3 egg yolks
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  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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  • VANILLA BUTTERCREAM:
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  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut up
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  • 2 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
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  • 1/8 teaspoon rum extract
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  • BUNDT CAKE:
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 1 cup milk, room temperature
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  • 1 cup boiling water
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A light, fluffy, and moist angel food cake recipe just in time for the Christmas holidays! Decorate with edible gli...

  • CAKE:
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  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • FROSTING & DECORATIONS:
  • 1 (16-ounce) can vanilla frosting
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  • Yellow food color
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  • 1 (11.5-ounce) frozen pecan coffee cake, thawed
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  • 1 lollipop stick or skewer
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