White Chocolate Peppermint Frosting, How To?

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cathie_shinnick Posted 27 Dec 2008 , 7:47pm
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How can I add white chocolate to BC or is there a WChoc. recipe that I could add some crushed candycanes to?

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KHalstead Posted 27 Dec 2008 , 7:53pm
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just melt white chocolate.....allow it to cool (not harden, just not hot), then add it to your buttercream......you can stir in a little peppermint extract and then get some of those Bob's brand candy canes......they come in sticks or in little round mints...they're softer and not so hard to bite into

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micnmax2003 Posted 27 Dec 2008 , 7:57pm
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I found this recipe @ recipezaar:


* 6 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
* 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
* 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
* 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
* 2-2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted, divided
* 6 peppermint candies, crushed (optional)
# Place white chocolate in a small glass bowl in the microwave oven on HIGH power for one minute. Remove and stir with wooden spoon or rubber scraper until smooth. Set aside to cool.
# In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and butter; beating with electric mixer on LOW speed for about 30 seconds til well-combined.
# Add cooled white chocolate and blend on LOW speed for appx 30 seconds until well-combined.
# Add peppermint extract and 2 cups confectioners sugar; blend on LOW speed until well-combined, appx 30 seconds; increase mixer speed to MEDIUM and beat til the frosting is fluffy, appx 1 minute, adding upto 1/2 c additional confectioners sugar if necessary to make it a spreadable consistency.
# Place in frig for appx 20 minutes until the frosting sets.
# OPTIONAL: Before chilling, sprinkle tops of frosted cupcakes w/ crusted pepperment candies

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cathie_shinnick Posted 27 Dec 2008 , 8:53pm
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thanks so much guys!

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