Amazingly Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Total Time
5 mins
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!

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  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.
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5 5

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

5 5

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.