Peppermint Frosting Recipe

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Peppermint Frosting
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  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp pure peppermint extract
  • chocolate curls to garnish cake , if desired


  1. Combine sugar, water, egg whites and corn syrup in bowl of stand mixer.
  2. Whisk by hand to blend well.
  3. Set bowl over saucepan of gently simmering water.
  4. Whisk constantly by hand until mixture resembles marshmallow cream and ribbons form when whisk is lifted, about 8 to 9 minutes.
  5. Whisk in peppermint extract.
  6. Remove bowl from over water and place on stand mixer using whisk attachment.
  7. Beat on high speed until mixture is barely warm to touch and very thick, 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. Using offset spatula and working quickly, spread frosting over sides and top of cake.
  9. Sprinkle chocolate curls on top and sides, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1164.04 Kcal (4874 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 185.75mg 8%
Potassium 166.99mg 4%
Total Carbs 287.93g 96%
Sugars 282.53g 1130%
Protein 10.89g 22%
Calcium 24.3mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 228.47 Kcal (957 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 36.46mg 8%
Potassium 32.78mg 4%
Total Carbs 56.51g 96%
Sugars 55.45g 1130%
Protein 2.14g 22%
Calcium 4.8mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 23.3
  • 32

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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