Peppermint Mocha Bundt Cake is the absolute PERFECT holiday cake! It's as easy as it is beautiful and loaded with chocolate, coffee, and peppermint flavors.
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 10-cup bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Combine the cocoa, chocolate, and espresso in a large bowl. Pour the boiling water into the bowl and cover. Let stand for 5 minutes. In a small bowl whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Whisk the chocolate mixture until it is smooth. Let cool to room temperature. Once cooled, whisk in the sour cream.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter, brown sugar, and vanilla for about 4 minutes, or until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, until combined. On low speed, add the flour mixture and the melted chocolate mixture alternatively, beginning and ending with the flour, until the batter is smooth. Be careful not to overmix.
In a small saucepan, heat the cream and corn syrup over medium heat until hot (but not boiling). Remove from heat and add the chocolate, whisking until smooth. Add in the peppermint extract. Let cool slightly until thickened. Drizzle over the cake. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Let the glaze set at room temperature, about 10 minutes, before serving.
Adapted from this recipe
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