Everybody loves chocolate! And this magical, sweet ingredient plays a great role in the preparation of many desserts. Chocolate frosting also has a significant role in the decoration of many cookies, cakes, and other tasty desserts. So, today am sharing with you one of my favorite chocolate frostings recipes – that is very easy to prepare and has a magnificent taste! It will enrich your desserts with an amazing flavor as well as appearance.
So, here is the recipe for the easiest chocolate buttercream frosting recipe that will take you only a few minutes to prepare it!
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 3-4 tbsp. milk
- In a medium bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer or spoon on low speed until blended. Stir in chocolate and vanilla.
- Gradually beat in just enough milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting becomes too thin, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time.
- You can decorate cupcakes, frost 13×9-inch cake generously, or fill and frost an 8- or 9-inch 2-layer cake.