Sunday, August 29, 2010

Peppermint Patty Cupcakes

I found this recipe for Peppermint Patty Cupcakes at "A Cuppy Cake Life". I LOVE Peppermint Patties and knew right away that I had to try this concept.


I changed my version up by using a cake mix and my regular fluffy icing recipe. I didn't have the necessary ingredients for the Spong Cake used and I wanted the icing to be thicker like the actual center of a Peppermint Patty.


You can go over to A Cuppy Cake life to find the original recipe I found. Here's my quick and easy version:


Peppermint Patty Cupcakes




Cake:

Use a chocolate cake mix and follow instructions as on box. Fill the cupcake liners only 1/2 full. Bake and cool.


Icing:

1/2 cup shortening

1/4 cup milk

1 tsp. Peppermint Flavoring

4 cups powdered sugar (est.)


Combine shortening, milk and peppermint flavoring. Beat. Add powdered sugar. Beat until well mixed. Continue beating until fluffy. You may have to add a little more milk/sugar to get the consistency you desire.


Pipe the icing onto the cupcakes.


Garnish with a mini Peppermint Patty.


I took these to a church picnic and they were devoured! They were really, really good. A must try.


Let me know if you give them a try and what you think.



8 comments:

  1. I cannot wait to try this! I love peppermint patties! Thank you for sharing.

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  2. ooooh, I'll bet my hubby and kids would love this! Thanks for sharing and thanks for linking up to Making Your Home Sing Monday.

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  3. my husband would love these he loves peppermint patty candy bars right now

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  4. Superman and Buttercup think Junior Mints and York Peppermint Patties are the very best...I'll definitely try this when he comes home again.

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  5. Hmmm...sounds good. I wonder if the boys would like them!?!

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  6. Looks great! I'm adding it to my list right now!

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  7. yuuuummmmmmm!!! i love peppermint patties too! and they're low fat, so i'm assuming if i eat these cupcakes they're low fat also?? ;o)

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