Peppermint Buttercream Frosting


An easy, mint-flavored frosting. You can substitute 4 to 6 tablespoons creme de menthe syrup for the peppermint extract and milk, if desired.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
3 cups


  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature

  • 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract

  • 1 dash green or red food coloring


  1. Beat butter in a bowl with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth and creamy; gradually add confectioners' sugar and milk and beat until smooth. Add peppermint extract and food coloring and beat on high speed until fluffy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

106 Calories
4g Fat
18g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 106
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
Potassium 4mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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