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Perfect Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


Ingredients

5 cups powdered sugar

5 cups powdered sugar

¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup unsalted butter, softened

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

5 tablespoons whipping cream, or more as needed

5 tablespoons whipping cream, or more as needed

Directions

Combine powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a large bowl. Add butter and mix with an electric mixer until crumbly. Slowly add whipping cream and mix until frosting comes together. Add vanilla extract and mix to the desired texture, adding more whipping cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, if frosting is too thick.

Combine powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a large bowl. Add butter and mix with an electric mixer until crumbly. Slowly add whipping cream and mix until frosting comes together. Add vanilla extract and mix to the desired texture, adding more whipping cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, if frosting is too thick.

Cook’s Note:

This is enough frosting for 24 cupcakes or a 9×13-inch cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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