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vegan candy cane marshmallow buttercream frosting

Vegan Candy Cane Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

This vegan buttercream frosting recipe is great for the holiday season.

Course baking, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, buttercream, cake, frosting, peppermint, recipe, vegan
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Cups
Calories 800 kcal
Author vegrecipesblog


  • 2 cups vegetable shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 12.5 oz smuckers marshmallow topping One jar
  • 3 regular candy canes makes 1/2 cup when blended


  1. Manually break up the candy canes with your hands first to make them easier to process

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  2. Use a food processor or coffee grinder to blend up the candy canes into flakes and powder

  3. Combine vegetable shortening and smuckers marshmallow topping in a large mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer until thoroughly combined

  4. Add powdered sugar to the mixture one cup at a time. Beat in between to blend in the powdered sugar slowly.

  5. Blend in powdered sugar until thoroughly combined

  6. Add the candy cane powder to the buttercream mixture

  7. Beat again with electric mixer until thoroughly combined

  8. Store in the refrigerator