Basic Chocolate Buttercream Icing

Basic Chocolate Buttercream Icing - Chocolate Frostings and Icings

This blog post will be about how to make an easy chocolate buttercream icing recipe. This is great for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more! It tastes amazing too! You can also add different flavors like almond or vanilla extract to change the taste of the frosting. Icing recipes are fun because you can experiment with different flavors and colors without much effort.
This particular recipe is a basic chocolate buttercream that only requires four ingredients: cocoa powder, powdered sugar, milk, and butter. These ingredients are easily found in any grocery store so it’s simple to whip up this delicious treat quickly at home whenever you have a craving for something sweet! Butter cream icing makes a great topping on my favorite cake flavor – red

prep: 10 mins total: 10 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 16 servings


1 tablespoon vanilla extract

½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided

? cup butter, at room temperature

1 (16 ounce) package confectioners’ sugar, sifted

? cup milk


Beat butter and 1/4 cup cocoa powder together in a bowl with an electric mixer on low until light and fluffy. Gradually add milk, remaining 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and vanilla extract; beat until smooth. Add confectioners’ sugar, about 2 tablespoons at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 154 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 29.7g; fat 4.3g; cholesterol 10.6mg; sodium 30.2mg.

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