"Green Grass" Icing
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 2 T cold milk
  • Green food gel
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter.
  2. With an electric mixer on low, add half of the sugar until well blended.
  3. Add the rest of the sugar and beat on medium speed until smooth.
  4. Add food green gel until you reach your desired color of dark green grass.
  5. NOTE: to thin icing, add 1 T milk and to thicken icing, add 1 T powdered sugar.
Recipe by OurKidsMom at https://www.ourkidsmom.com/ladybug-cupcakes-homemade-chocolate-cupcakes-recipe/