These White Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting are the perfect holiday treat to take to any holiday party, potluck, or event. Top these cupcakes off with crushed candy cane pieces for more fun.
These White Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting are super moist with the right touch of minty flavor in the frosting.
I don’t know what it is about this time of year where baking just takes over. I can’t stay out of the kitchen! All I want to do is bake, bake, bake. That is a good thing for all of you in terms of having access to awesome content, but that is a bad thing for my other friends called hips, butt, and thighs. Yeah, they are hating me right now and loving me at the same time. But having them mad at me is worth it when eating one these White Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream.
Let’s talk about these White Cupcakes
I want to say that I find it totally fine if you decide to make the cupcakes using a box cake mix. I’m such a fan of premade cake and cookie mixes. I have a whole blog post of some of the recipes I made using cake mixes that you can look through for some ideas. Let’s face it, there isn’t a lot of time during our day to make everything from scratch and not all of us has the confidence to make things completely from scratch. I get it! Long ago, I was that person. It wasn’t until many fails and burnt baked good where I finally got a little better with baking basic things like these White Cupcakes
How I made Peppermint Buttercream Frosting
I have tried a lot of techniques when it comes to making different frostings and icing and some of them have been complicated, I won’t lie. But when making traditional Buttercream Frosting, it is really easy and perfect for beginner bakers. You start off with some butter, add some powdered sugar, and a few tablespoons of heavy cream and you have buttercream frosting. When it comes to this Peppermint Buttercream Frosting, I added a ½ teaspoon of peppermint extract.
Cupcake Recipe adapted from Joy of Baking