Crème de Menthe Frosting

Crème de Menthe Frosting Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Green crème de menthe adds faint color and cool flavor to Crème de Menthe Frosting. Spread on top of your favorite cake.


Makes 6 cups
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


1 cup butter, softened
1 (2-lb.) package powdered sugar
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. milk
4 tablespoons green crème de menthe
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar alternately with milk and crème de menthe, beating at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla and salt.
December 2012
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