Chocolate Peppermint Cake

Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Frosting

1 (18 1/4-ounce) package chocolate cake mix
1 (14-ounce) package miniature chocolate-covered peppermint patties

Chocolate Frosting
1/2 cup margarine
1/3 cup of milk
1 (16-ounce) package confectioners’ sugar, sifted
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour a 13″ x 9″ inch baking pan.

For cake, prepare cake mix according to package directions. Bake for 35 minutes or until done.

Top cake with peppermint patties. Bake for 2 minutes.

Spread melted candy over cake being careful not to drool.

For frosting, combine margarine and milk in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

Combine confectioners’ sugar and cocoa. Add margarine mixture and vanilla. Stir until smooth.

Spread frosting over cake and cut into squares.

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