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    The white shade of this frosting belies the fresh mint flavor, which is achieved by steeping fresh mint in milk when making the custard base, and then adding extract at the end for extra intensity. Use it to decorate our Chocolate-Mint Cupcakes.

    Ingredients

    • 2 large eggs, separated
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2/3 cup milk
    • 1/3 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
    • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1200 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 124 g 191.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 77 g 386.27%
    • Trans Fat: 5 g %
    • Cholesterol: 330 mg 110.14%
    • Sodium: 40 mg 1.67%
    • Calcium: 98 mg 9.78%
    • Potassium: 109 mg 3.11%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 27 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 77.33%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 6.95%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat25
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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