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erin go giant green oreo mint cake

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a recipe by
Laurie Gordon
Stillwater, NJ

My client and good friend, Shawna, was turning 50. I'm a personal trainer, so though I wanted to serve cake, took measures to "lighten" it up a bit. It was fabulous and prompted me to create one for St. Paddy's Day. Chocolate, mint creamy delight!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For erin go giant green oreo mint cake

  • 1 box
    devil's food cake mix (2 layer) + eggs & oil
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    mint extract (not peppermint)
  • 1 pkg
    naufanchel (or regular) cream cheese - 8 oz
  • 3 pkg
  • 1
    tub of lite cool whip (thawed)
  • 12
    mint oreo cookies (can use regular), crushed
  • green food coloroing
  • 1
    tub of sugar free chocolate frosting

How To Make erin go giant green oreo mint cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven according to directions on cake mix and prepare cake according to directions EXCEPT, sub in 1/4 cup lite sour cream for part of the water AND add the mint extract. Bake cake in two layers and allow to cool completely.
  • 2
    Mix together Naufanchel (or regular cream cheese) cheese and Splenda until completely blended. Add food coloring to make green. Fold in thawed cool whip and crushed Oreos.
  • 3
    To assemble: place first layer of cake on a plate. With a large spatula, spread Cool Whip mixture a-top the cake. Place second layer on top of the Cool Whip mixture and frost the top with the Sugar Free frosting.
  • 4
    Place in fridge for at least one hour before serving. Store in fridge.

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