After Dinner Mint Icing

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Claire LaBerge

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@clairelaberge

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...

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
30 cupcakes
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make After Dinner Mint Icing

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt 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.
  • 2Beat 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.
  • 3This should give you a perfect piping consistency. Add more or less milk/cream to meet your particular cake decorating needs.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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