Betty's Silky Smooth Chocolate Frosting

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Dec. 05, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Silky Smooth Chocolate Frosting. This frosting was created to accompany the previously uploaded Chocolate Chunk Cupcakes, but it can be used to frost cupcakes, cakes, cookies, doughnuts, etc.


Confectioners sugar 8 Ounce (1/2 box)
Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (or less as desired)
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 stick)
Milk 3 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon



1. In a large bowl add the powdered sugar, cocoa powder and whisk till combined. Add the butter and little milk. Using an electric beater mix till combined.

2. Add the remaining milk and continue to beat till silky smooth. Put the vanilla and continue to beat till incorporated.


3. Frost the cupcakes either with a spatula or by swirling it in the frosting.


To use this recipe to frost a cake, double the recipe.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 108Calories from Fat 37

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3 mg0.13%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet