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Peppermint Icing

Peppermint Ganache Cupcakes 2
Peppermint Ganache Cupcakes 2

Peppermint Icing

Recipes   Icings + Frostings    

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sugar-free peppermint extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Prepare the cupcakes according to the box, let cool completely.
  2. For the peppermint ganache, combine all of the ingredients in a small microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 second then stir to combine, if needed heat in additional 15 second increments until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a piping bag fitted with a small star tip.
  3. Place the tip into the center of each cupcake a squeeze about 2 tablespoons of the ganache into the center of each cupcake.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat the butter until smooth and fluffy. Beat in the remaining ingredients and beat for 5 minutes until light and fluffy. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with your desired tip and ice the cupcakes. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes, store at room temperature for 1 day or in the refrigerator for 3.