How to Make Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients

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

Preparation

1
Melt the butter in a medium to large heat proof bowl.
2
Whisk in the cocoa powder and salt.
3
Milk the vanilla into the milk.
4
Alternate adding 1 cup powdered sugar and milk, starting and ending with powdered sugar.
5
Whisk until smooth. Taste and adjust sweetness and consistency to your preference.

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Make your own chocolate frosting for your favorite cupcakes today!

Other Names:

homemade frosting, homemade chocolate frosting, chocolate frosting, chocolate icing, frosting

Yield:

Enough for 12 large cupcakes

Added:

January 15, 2012

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