Making Army Green Icing

Army green icing is a great way to add a unique touch to cakes, cupcakes, and other desserts. It’s also easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. Here’s how to make army green icing for your next special occasion.


To make army green icing, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk or cream
  • Green food coloring (gel or liquid)


  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add in the vanilla extract and mix until combined.

  3. Slowly add in the milk or cream, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

  4. Add in several drops of green food coloring until desired shade of army green is achieved.

  5. Mix until all ingredients are fully incorporated and icing is smooth.

  6. Use immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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