Billy's Chocolate Buttercream

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by dojemi

As seen on Martha Stewart. Courtesy of Billy Reech of Bill's Bakery, NYC. Be sure to check out Billy's Vanilla Buttercream recipe, #167663 and Billy's Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcake recipe, #167664.

Top Review by 1moxiemom

Tastes great, holds up when piped....and NO SHORTENING!! It's a keeper

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. With mixer on low speed, add chocolate until just combined.
  3. Add milk, vanilla, and sugar; mix on medium until well combined, being careful not to overmix.

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