Crème de Menthe Buttercream

Crème de Menthe Buttercream Recipe
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

Recipe from

Coastal Living


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.


Julia Dowling Rutland,

March 2014
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