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after dinner mint icing

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Claire LaBerge
Seabrook, TX

I came up with this recipe by accident when some mint icing I made tasted too "toothpastey". Add some unsweetened chocolate, and hey presto, you've got a delicious after dinner mint taste that goes well with any chocolate based cake! Mmmm...

(2 ratings)
yield 30 cupcakes
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For after dinner mint icing

  • 2 oz
    unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine (softened)
  • 4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    mint extract
  • 4 Tbsp
    milk or cream

How To Make after dinner mint icing

  • 1
    Melt chocolate in microwave at a medium heat, stirring every 30 seconds until almost melted. It will continue to melt after being removed from the microwave, so don't overcook it. Leave that to cool for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Beat butter/margarine with, 2 cups of confectioners sugar until fluffy. Add salt, mint extract, milk/cream, melted chocolate, and the remaining 2 cups of sugar; and beat on high speed until well blended.
  • 3
    This should give you a perfect piping consistency. Add more or less milk/cream to meet your particular cake decorating needs.

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