Peppermint 3 Layer Cake 2 Reviews By flowermom recipe Comments | 1 Favorites | 144 Print A nice cake that is not over powering with peppermint flavoring that blends well with the cream cheese peppermint frosting. Peppermint 3 Layer Cake Ingredients In one bowl mix:18 oz white cake mix3 egg whites1 1/3 cup buttermilk2 Tablespoons vegetable oilIn another bowl mix together:1 3/4 cup yellow cake mix1 3/4 cup buttermilk1/2 cup butter1 egg1 1/2 Tablespoons cocoa1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 Tablespoons red food coloring1 teaspoon cider vinegarFrosting:8 oz cream cheese1 cup butter2 lbs powder sugar2 teaspoons peppermint extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350 and prepare cake mix as directed above. Pour each batter, alternating colors into 3 9inch round pans. Bake 20-25 minutes. For Frosting: Mix cream cheese, butter, and peppermint flavoring together, gradually add sugar. Mix until smooth and fluffy. You can use small candy canes to decorate the outside of the cake and crushed candy canes on top if desired.