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chocolate buttercream frosting

Recipe by
Meghan Allen
Cisco, GA

This is my go-to chocolate frosting. I use it on my Awesome Chocolate Cake. It is the perfect combo for the chocoholic in your life!

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For chocolate buttercream frosting

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 4 c
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 3/4-1 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    cold coffee

How To Make chocolate buttercream frosting

  • 1
    In large bowl, cream butter with electric mixer. Add cocoa and vanilla. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well on medium speed. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl often. When all sugar has been mixed in, icing will appear dry. Add cream and coffee and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. Keep bowl covered with a damp cloth until ready to use. Makes about 3 cups of frosting.

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