Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream

This is the perfect recipe for Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream! If you're not a fan of regular buttercream you'll really enjoy this. It's a more sophisticated frosting that's silky smooth, , not too sweet, very light and has a nice gloss to it when you pipe it. Perfect for crumb coats, fillings or piping over an entire cake! Make sure you try it, above all it's simply divine!


Egg whites 5
Caster sugar/Super fine sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Water 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
Softened butter 450 Gram (room temperature)
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Dark chocolate 100 Gram



Heat a saucepan with sugar and water.

Stir until sugar dissolves and the syrup reaches 240 or soft ball stage.

In an electric mixer, combine egg white, cream of tartar and mix well.

Pour hot syrup into electric mixer slowly.

Continue to mix until the mixer bowl turns warm.

Add butter, vanilla extract and mix well.

Add melted chocolate and mix until incorporated.


Serve over cupcakes and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 570Calories from Fat 349

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.5%

Saturated Fat 25 g125%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 31 mg1.29%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 50 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet