Lynn's Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

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Jun. 03, 2013

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


Confectioners sugar 3 1/2 Cup (56 tbs)
Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Milk 4 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon



1. In a bowl, cream together confectioner's sugar and softened butter.

2. Add in the cocoa powder, followed by salt, vanilla extract and milk. Beat until smooth and creamy.


3. Place the frosting into a piping bag and decorate the cupcakes.


4. Serve cupcakes for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 182Calories from Fat 88

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 52 mg2.17%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 20 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet