Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

Lynn demonstrates how to make a Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting that is perfect for cupcakes or cakes.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3-1/2 cups confectioner's (powdered) sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 Tablespoons milk

Put confectioner's sugar in a bowl and add softened butter.  Beat together for a few minutes, then add cocoa powder and salt.  Continue beating and add vanilla extract and milk.  Beat until smooth and all ingredients are incorporated.  Either spread on cupcakes or cake with a knife or pipe on cupcakes.

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