Creamy Chocolate Frosting is a perfect addition to any homemade cake, cupcakes, or brownies. This recipe serves 12 and takes 10 minutes to prepare.
**Nutrition per serving**
– Calories: 197
– Fat: 11g
– Carbohydrates: 26g
– Protein: 1g
– 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
– 2 cups powdered sugar
– 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
– 1/4 cup milk
– 1 tsp vanilla extract
– Pinch of salt
– This frosting can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. When ready to use, let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes and stir before using.
– This recipe can easily be doubled or halved depending on how much frosting is needed.
**Cooking Time**: 10 minutes
**Preparation Time**: 10 minutes
- In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter until creamy and smooth.
- Sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder into the bowl and stir to combine.
- Slowly add the milk while continuing to mix until the frosting is smooth and creamy.
- Stir in the vanilla extract and salt.
- If the frosting is too thick, add more milk 1 tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency is reached.
- Spread the frosting onto your desired dessert and enjoy!