This frosted peppermint cake is a version of the Snow Covered Brownies only it’s in cake form with mint frosting instead of vanilla. And it is all dusted with crushed peppermint for a delicious holiday treat that is rich and chocolatey with a soothing peppermint frosting.
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/4 cup earth balance butter
- 1/4 tsp. peppermint extract or 1/2 for mint lovers
- Bake brownies according to recipe except leave the brownie batter uncut, and prepare frosting. After brownies have cooled, top with chilled mint frosting and crushed peppermint. *
- *Add candy canes or peppermints into a sealed ziplock bag and smash against a wooden cutting board or counter quite a few times until crushed.