How to Make Chocolate Frosting
1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk (can use half and half for creamier frosting)
1 tsp vanilla extract
Melt the butter in a medium to large heat proof bowl.
Whisk in the cocoa powder and salt.
Milk the vanilla into the milk.
Alternate adding 1 cup powdered sugar and milk, starting and ending with powdered sugar.
Whisk until smooth. Taste and adjust sweetness and consistency to your preference.
Make your own chocolate frosting for your favorite cupcakes today!
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Enough for 12 large cupcakes
January 15, 2012