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mint buttercream frosting recipe in a pipping bag

Mint Buttercream Frosting

This homemade mint buttercream frosting is a fluffy frosting with amazing flavor. Perfect for decorating a cake or a batch of cupcakes.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mint Buttercream Frosting
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 145kcal
Author Lauren



  • Start off by mixing the soft butter and shortening together till nice and creamy on medium speed.
  • Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture.
  • Once you have added all the sugar to the mix add in the hot water and the mint extract.
  • Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 34mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Calcium: 1mg