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Mint Chocolate Chip Layered Cake
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Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake

This simple Mint Chocolate Chip Layer Cake is a delicious way to satisfy your mint chocolate chip cravings. Incredibly easy to make, this green colored cake will look fantastic on a St. Patrick's Day Buffet or as part of a green celebration.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Decorating time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 28 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mint chocolate chip cake
Servings: 12
Author: Jill


Cake Ingredients

  • 2 boxes of white cake mix
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 2 C water
  • 1 C Canola oil
  • 1 tbsp pure mint chocolate chips
  • 2-4 drops of mint green food coloring
  • 1 ½ C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 9 inch round cake pans
  • 3 10 inch round cake board
  • Pam baking spray

Chocolate frosting

  • 2 C unsalted butter softened
  • 5 C powdered sugar
  • ½ C Hershey Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3-6 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Large piping bags with star tip
  • 1 mini angled spatula
  • 2 C mini chocolate
  • 1 package of waffle cone bowls broken into pieces
  • 1 8 oz jar of Maraschino cherries


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray the 3 cake pans with pam baking spray
  • Combine all cake ingredients into a standing mixer or large mixing bowl and beat until combined
  • Mix in the semi sweet chocolate chips and mint food coloring
  • Divide the batter between the 3 pans and bake in the oven for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool completely before moving onto the cake board
  • Using a cake leveler, remove the dome from the cakes to make even
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff with peaks
  • Scoop ½ C of frosting into the piping bag

Building the cake directions

  • Using 1 cake layer on the cake board, scoop 1 C of frosting onto the top of the cake and spread evenly
  • Place the second layer of cake on top of the first layer of frosting.
  • Scoop another 1 C of frosting onto the second layer of cake and spread evenly.
  • Place the last layer of cake on top
  • Frost entire cake with the remaining chocolate frosting
  • Scoop a handful of mini chocolate chips onto the bottom of the cake
  • Pipe dollops of chocolate frosting around the top
  • Place a broken piece of the waffle cone behind the frosting dollop
  • Place a cherrie into the center of the frosting dollop
  • Sprinkle some mini chocolate chips around the top of the cake
  • Cut and enjoy!