Peppermint Red Velvet Mason Jar Cakes-Dessert gifts

Enjoy a holiday dessert in the beloved mason jar, or these colorful cakes can make wonderful gifts too!

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Makes 4-6 Mason Jar Cakes

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INGREDIENTS-CAKE
ColorKitchen Gluten-free Red Velvet Cake Mix
3 eggs
1 cup yogurt (or buttermilk)
1 stick butter (room temperature) or coconut oil
2 tsp vanilla extract

INGREDIENTS-WHIPPED CREAM
⅓ cup powdered sugar
6-8 drops peppermint oil
For color (optional) 1 packet ColorKitchen Food Color
1 ¼ cup heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla
Peppermint candy pieces

DIRECTIONS-CAKE
Follow recipe on back of box. Bake and cool cake.

DIRECTIONS-WHIPPED CREAM
1. Chill a medium-sized bowl in the freezer for at least 10 minutes.
2. Blend dry ingredients: powdered sugar and ColorKitchen color packet (optional).
3. Add heavy cream, peppermint oil and vanilla extract.
4. Beat with an electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.

Cut cake into circle pieces with a cookie cutter, or crumble cake and layer with whipped cream. Top with peppermint candy pieces.