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Betty's Green Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting -- St. Patrick's Day

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Betty demonstrates how to make Green Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting to frost the Snowy White Cupcakes from the previous video. This dessert, emphasizing an emerald green color, was created for St. Patrick's Day.
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioner’s sugar 16 Ounce
  Sweetened, flaked coconut 7 Ounce
  Green food color To Taste


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese using medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add milk and vanilla. Beat well.
  3. Add confectioner’s sugar and beat until smooth.
  4. Beat in enough food coloring for the frosting to be emerald green in color.
  5. Frost cooled cupcakes or a cake.
  6. Sprinkle white coconut flakes over the top.
  7. Refrigerate to let frosting set up. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

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Cream Cheese
St Patricks Day

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4350 Calories from Fat 1894

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 217 g333.3%

Saturated Fat 142.1 g710.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 495.8 mg165.3%

Sodium 1552.6 mg64.7%

Total Carbohydrates 568 g189.4%

Dietary Fiber 39.7 g158.8%

Sugars 511.5 g

Protein 29 g58.2%

Vitamin A 114.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 30.1% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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