Mint Chocolate Frosting

Mint chocolate frosting is the perfect topping for homemade chocolate cake.  This simple frosting recipe gets its flavor from mint chocolate morsels, cocoa, and peppermint extract. 


Makes 2 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


3/4 cup mint chocolate morsels
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1/4 cup half-and-half
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract


Microwave morsels in a 1-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 1 minute or until melted, stirring twice.

Beat butter and melted morsels at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar and cocoa; beat until blended. Add half-and-half and peppermint extract; beat until blended.