Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

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Recipe by History Teacher

This frosting is sooo good. It almost has a whipped consistency, and it tastes absolutely delicious. I use it when I want a rich & smooth chocolate frosting. It is my "go-to" frosting, and my family is always asking me to use it. I cannot even remember where I found it because I have been using it for so long. I usually end up doubling the recipe, which is the perfect amount for a two-layer cake. The most important step is letting your cream cheese and butter soften. Enjoy!

Top Review by Julie F

Made mine just like the recipe and it is heavenly! It was so easy with the cocoa - no melting needed! I made to serve with some pumpkin cupcakes. I will definitely use this recipe again!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  2. Add powdered sugar, cocoa, salt, milk or whipping cream, and vanilla.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Spread over the cake or cupcakes.
  5. Store in the refrigerator.

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