Heat oven to 350 degrees. Generously grease & flour 12 cup bunt cake pan. Beat cake mix, water, oil and egg whites in lrg bowl w/ electric mixer on low speed, til moistened. Beat on med. speed 2 minutes. Pour about 2 cups batter into pan. Pour about 1/4 c batter into small bowl: stir in food color and peppermint extract. Carefully pour pink batter over white batter in pan. Carefully pour remaining white batter over pink batter Bake 45-50 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Turn pan upside down onto wire rack. Cool cake completely, about 1 hour. Spread with icing. Sprinkle top with crushed candy canes.
White Icing: mix 3 ingredients together. Stir in additional milk, 1 tsp at a time until smooth and spreadable. Serves 10.
I got this cake recipe from the Journal Gazette Newspaper.
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