Whip up a mint chocolate chip buttercream frosting and you will be an instant hero. This rich frosting alone takes any cake from ordinary to extraordinary.

Recipe by Southern Living March 2009

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Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

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  • Gradually add powdered sugar alternately with 1 Tbsp. milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating at low speed until blended and smooth after each addition. Beat in finely chopped bittersweet chocolate baking bar.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Ghirardelli 60% Cocoa Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bar.

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