Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This makes enough frosting for 1 (9-inch) layer cake or one 9x13 pan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the butter, cocoa powder and cream cheese over low speed and mix until thoroughly combined.
  2. Increase speed to high and cream ingredients until light and fluffy.
  3. Reduce speed to low and slowly add the powdered sugar, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  4. Beat until mixture is smooth and thoroughly combined.
  5. Frost cake as usual.


Most Helpful

Absolutely the most perfect frosting! Easy to make and so creamy and chocolately delicious! I searched patiently to find what I thought would be the best, and I think I've found it. Thanks!

sher440 November 16, 2009

For some reason this just didn't taste right. I think it was more bitter than sweet. It was VERY runny as well, so it didn't stay on the sides of the cake very well.

Kodiak Momma October 07, 2011

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