Mint Cookies 'n Cream Cake

This "Mint Cookies 'n Cream Cake" cake is hard to resist, with hidden bites of cookie chunks there's something special about this dessert recipe. The combination of chocolate and mint is perfect.

For this mint cookies n cream cake recipe you will need cake flour, baking powder, salt, softened unsalted butter, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, milk and crushed chocolate sandwich cookies. To start the cake preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour three six inch round cake pans and set aside. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter until smooth. Add in the sugar and mix for about 3 minutes on medium speed. Turn the mixer down to medium-low and add in the vanilla, eggs, and egg yolk. Stop the mixer and scrape down the bowl. Working in three alternating batches, starting and ending with the dry ingredients, add the flour mixture and milk on low speed. Fold in the crushed chocolate cookies until combined.

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