Peppermint Angel Food Cake

Recipe: Peppermint Angel Food Cake


  • For Cake: 1 − 16 oz. package of angel food cake mix
  • 10 striped round peppermint candies, crushed (1/3 cup)
  • For Sauce: 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup evaporated skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Prepare cake according to package directions. Gently fold in crushed candy. Pour into un−greased 10 inch tube pan. Bake according to package directions.
  2. Cool inverted. In a saucepan stir sugar, unsweetened cocoa, and cornstarch together. Add evaporated skim milk. Stir. Cook and stir constantly until thick. Then cook 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Chill remaining sauce and re−warm before serving.
  3. To serve, slice cake and serve with warm sauce over each serving. Cake can be decorated with additional crushed peppermint candy.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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