5 Ingredient Black Magic Cake Frosting

Diana Perry


This 5 ingredient frosting is perfect for the black magic chocolate cake, or be great on any cake! It went together quickly in my stand mixer. It is a soft frosting, so I recommend to use it on 9X13" cakes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1/2 c
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, melted & cooled
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make 5 Ingredient Black Magic Cake Frosting


  1. Bring butter to room temperature; cream well.
  2. Add cooled, melted chocolate to butter, and beat until well combined.
  3. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
  4. Add in vanilla and heavy cream and whip until all is combined and smooth.

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