Peppermint Flavored Buttercream Frosting

Peppermint Flavored Frosting
3 cups of powdered sugar- confectioner’s sugar
1 stick of unsalted butter- room temperature
6 tablespoons skim milk-cold
1 tablespoon of peppermint extract
Desired food dye/coloring- or none at all for white frosting

Some of what you'll need.. also milk and butter!

Some of what you’ll need.. also milk and butter!

Mix together the butter with the sugar.

3 cups of powdered sugar

3 cups of powdered sugar

Then slowly, one tablespoon at a time, add in the milk. With each tablespoon let it incorporate fully before moving onto the next one.

This photo below is the desired consistency.

After adding in the butter, milk and peppermint extract

After adding in the butter, milk and peppermint extract

Once you’ve gotten the frosting to the perfect consistency add in the food dye.

Two drops of red food coloring

Two drops of red food coloring

For this pink I added in two drops of red dye.

The perfect pink!

The perfect pink!

You are now ready to frost!

*Using disposable decorating bags makes this messy job super easy and neat! I highly recommend investing in a pack. Scoop the frosting then load up a bag, and clip the cone end and you’re frosting!

Done!  My two girls decorated these, cute right?

Done! My two girls decorated these, cute right?

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