Photo: Stephen Devries; Styling: Julia Rutland
Green crème de menthe adds faint color and cool flavor to Crème de Menthe Buttercream frosting.
Makes 2 3/4 cups
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
Green liquid food coloring
Beat butter and cream cheese together at high speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add powdered sugar; beat at low speed until smooth. Add peppermint extract, beating until fluffy. Tint with desired amount of food coloring, stirring until blended.