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Peppermint Buttercream Frosting

Be prepared to swoon over this decadent Peppermint Buttercream Frosting!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttercream, cookies, frosting, peppermint
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Batch
Calories: 4003kcal


  • 1 cup salted butter softened (2 sticks)
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract


  • In a large bowl, mix (using whisk attachments) the butter with a hand or stand mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar one cup at a time until just combined. Add the milk and peppermint extract and mix on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  • Refrigerate until ready to spread on desserts


Calories: 4003kcal | Carbohydrates: 601g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 185g | Saturated Fat: 117g | Cholesterol: 491mg | Sodium: 1646mg | Potassium: 94mg | Sugar: 590g | Vitamin A: 5673IU | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg