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Minty Red Velvet Cakes

10 Minutes • Servings: 2 People
Roll out the red carpet for our Minty Red Velvet Pancakes. These colorful cakes are made with candy cane pieces, cream cheese, and the secret ingredient that gives them a vibrant red color: beet juice. The result? A festive, sweet, and minty breakfast treat that's sure to make you dance in your seat.

What you need

  • 2 Cups Vava Vanilla Dilettoso Mix
  • 3/4 Cup Beet Juice
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil of choice (we used melted ghee)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 1/4 Cup Crushed Candy Canes
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Butter, softened
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar or Monk Fruit
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Fresh Raspberries for topping
  • Additional Crushed Candy Canes for garnish
  • Whole Candy Canes for decoration

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How to do it

  1. USING a large bowl, whisk together the Dilettoso Pancake & Waffle Mix, beet juice, cocoa powder, water, oil, and eggs until smooth. Add the peppermint extract and stir in the crushed candy canes.
  2. HEAT a lightly greased griddle, over medium heat.
  3. POUR 1/4 cup of batter onto the griddle for each pancake. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. MAKE the frosting: beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract, and beat until fluffy.
  5. ASSEMBLE the pancakes by spreading a generous amount of cream cheese frosting between each layer.
  6. TOP the final layer with more frosting, fresh raspberries, and a sprinkle of crushed candy canes.
  7. CREATE a heart shape with two whole candy canes and place it on top for a festive touch.
  8. SERVE pancakes immediately for a holiday breakfast treat that's sure to delight!

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Did you know?

Candy canes used to be totally white! In the late 19th century, Christmas cards and advertisements depicted candy canes that were plain white. At the turn of the century red stripes appeared, seemingly out of nowhere. Most agree that because they were used as much for decor as for eating, it makes sense someone would think to add a dash of festive color.

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