Item# WLRECIP-8824

Delicious Peppermint Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Item No. WLRECIP-8824
Amount
3 cups
Prep Time
20 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
20 min

Add the perfect touch to your holiday baking with this delicious peppermint frosting. Great for filling, piping or frosting cupcakes, this sweet and refreshing frosting is sure to become a new holiday favorite. Add a little red food coloring for added holiday fun.

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar (confectioners' sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Food coloring (optional)

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  • Large bowl
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  • Notes:

    • Top your baked goods with candy canes or crushed peppermint candies for a festive holiday touch
    • To Color: Use Icing Colors or food coloring to tint frosting to any color without disturbing the consistency of the frosting.
    • To Store: Leftover frosting can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Frosting can also be frozen for up to three months. Bring frosting back to room temperature and re-whip using a paddle attachment until it’s the correct consistency before reusing.

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