Saturday, December 13, 2008

Basic Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

A simple chocolate buttercream icing.

Basic Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


A very basic and simple chocolate buttercream icing that I have used for years. Great for cakes and cupcakes.



Recipe: Basic Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

©From the Kitchen of Deep South Dish
Prep time: 10 min | Yield: About 3 cups

Ingredients
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 or 5 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • Pinch of salt
Instructions

Cream the butter, add the cocoa, vanilla, and 4 tablespoons of the milk and continue mixing until smooth. Add 3 cups of the powdered sugar to the mix and continue beating, adding the last cup of powdered sugar a little at a time, and alternating it with the additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of milk, adding only enough milk to achieve the desired consistency. You may not need all of the remaining milk.

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