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How to make Mint Buttercream (video)

While making cupcakes tonight, I decided to try out my new iPod Nano video and make a buttercream tutorial.  It’s my very first video tutorial! The video is “How to make Mint Buttercream”! Enjoy :)

Mint Buttercream

  • 2 sticks of butter (1 cup)
  • 2lb or 8 cups sifted/whisked powdered sugar
  • 1/2 heavy cream or milk
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  1. Cream butter.
  2. Slowly add sugar, 1 cup or so at a time.
  3. Scrape sides.
  4. When mixture becomes too hard on the mixer, slowly add milk.
  5. Continue adding sugar and milk until completely creamy and combined.
  6. Scrape sides.
  7. Add peppermint.
  8. Mix on high 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy.