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Grasshopper Fudge Cake that starts with a cake mix. The fudge topping and mint cream make this cake unbelievably delicious!

Grasshopper Fudge Cream Cake Recipe

Lil' Luna
Grasshopper Fudge Cake - this light and fluffy cake is a perfect cake for St. Patrick's Day. Just the right amount of mint extract in the cake, topped with a double layer made of chocolate frosting and minty whipped cream! 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 slices
Calories 289 kcal



  • 1 box white cake mix plus ingredients on back of box
  • 1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 3-4 drops green food coloring

Fudge Layer

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup milk

Cream Layer

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 drop green food coloring
  • Andes Mints for garnish if desired


  • Prepare cake according to package directions, adding 1½ tsp mint extract to the batter. Pour all but 1 cup of the batter into a well greased 9x13" pan. Add 3-4 drops food coloring to reserved batter. Drop by spoonfuls on top of white batter. Swirl with a knife. Bake as instructed on box. Cool completely.
  • While cake is baking, combine sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, and milk in a glass bowl. Melt in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds till smooth. Let cool. When cake is cooled, spread chocolate fudge over the top.
  • Whip cream till soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, ½ tsp mint extract, and food coloring. Beat till well mixed, then spread over fudge layer. Garnish with Andes Mints if desired.


Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 3gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 211mgPotassium: 178mgFiber: 1gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 240IUVitamin C: 0.6mgCalcium: 132mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword Grasshopper Fudge Cream Cake
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