Peppermint Layer Cake with Candy Cane Frosting

Peppermint Layer Cake with Candy Cane Frosting
16 Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for the pans
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour (sift first, then measure), plus more for dusting
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup whole milk, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 6 large egg whites
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes, plus more for topping
Nutrition
550
28% daily value
10 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

25% 16

Saturated

49% 10

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 4

Polyunsaturated

- 1

Carbs

33% 99

Carbs (net)

- 98

Fiber

3% 1

Sugars

- 77

Sugars, added

- 75

Protein

13% 6

Cholesterol

13% 38

Sodium

14% 329

Calcium

9% 86

Magnesium

4% 15

Potassium

3% 124

Iron

13% 2

Zinc

4% 0

Phosphorus

17% 121

Vitamin A

14% 124

Vitamin C

0% 0

Thiamin (B1)

22% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

23% 0

Niacin (B3)

12% 2

Vitamin B6

1% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

20% 81

Folate (food)

- 16

Folic acid

- 38

Vitamin B12

6% 0

Vitamin D

130% 20

Vitamin E

3% 0

Vitamin K

1% 2

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 53
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