Amazingly Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a very easy to make, but super yummy icing. I found it on the back of a powdered sugar bag I had in my pantry. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chocolate in heavy saucepan on very low heat or in the microwave until melted.
  2. Set aside to cool.
  3. Combine in a large bowl, with mixer at low speed, confectioners sugar, butter, milk and vanilla.
  4. Beat at medium speed 1-2 minutes until creamy.
  5. Add cooled chocolate and beat till combined. (If you want,you may add more milk now to get your desired spreading consistancy! I never need too.).
  6. Makes enough to fill and frost 2-layer cake, or 13x9x2-inch sheet cake or 24 cupcakes, or 1 bundt cake.


Most Helpful

This was the best chocolate frosting I've ever had, thank you! I'm never buying store bought again!

shannonA November 04, 2011

This was very easy to make and good. It is a light chocolate. I used it to ice a choclate mayonnaise cake. Thank you for a great recipe. Made for PAC 2007 Fall.

Lavender Lynn October 11, 2007

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