Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
1/4 Cup Butter
1/4 Tsp Salt
1 Square Unsweetened Baker's Chocolate
1/3 Cup Milk
1 1/2 Tsps Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder, sifted
3 1/2 Cups Confectioners Sugar, Sifted
1. Melt butter, salt, and chocolate square using a double boiler over hot, NOT BOILING, water, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and cool.
2. Stir milk, vanilla, and cocoa powder into chocolate mixture.
3. Using portable hand mixer or standing mixer with the whisk attachment, add sugar in three parts. Be sure to combine completely between installments, taking care to scrape the sides of the bowl.
4. You may add more sugar to thicken or milk to thin if needed. This will spread easier at room temperature. Cover and refrigerate to store.