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Mojito Cake

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Mojito Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 15
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Slices of tender white cake feature pretty flecks of fresh mint. The rum glaze and whipped cream garnish are great! ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 box Betty Crocker* SuperMoist* White Cake Mix
1 cup (250 mL) unflavoured carbonated water
1/3 cup (75 mL) vegetable oil
1/4 cup (50 mL) rum or 1 tsp (5 mL) rum extract plus 1/4 cup (50 mL) water
3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tsp (10 mL) grated lime peel
3 egg whites

1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine
1/4 cup (50 mL) water
1/2 cup (125 mL) rum or 2 tsp (10 mL) rum extract plus 1/2 cup
(125 mL) water

1 cup (250 mL) whipping cream
2 tbsp (25 mL) icing sugar
15 fresh mint leaves, if desired
Shredded lime peel, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F for shiny metal or glass pan (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with non-stick baking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix glaze ingredients. Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium; continue to boil 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until glaze has thickened slightly.
  • 5
    Poke warm cake every inch with fork tines. Pour glaze slowly over cake. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 6
    In small bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar on high speed until soft peaks form. Garnish each serving with whipped cream, mint leaf and shredded lime peel. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Kitchen Tips: A mojito typically refers to a cocktail made with lime juice, sugar, mint leaves and rum. We've taken those same flavours and turned them into a tasty cake. In a pinch, use purchased frozen whipped topping, thawed, instead of making your own whipped cream.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 15
Calories
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17
Saturated Fat
8
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
35
Sodium
270
Sugars
28
Protein
2
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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