Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

How To Make Easy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Made with milk and cocoa powder, enjoy this chocolate buttercream frosting with your cakes or cupcakes for an easy topping that’s made in just 10 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 6tbspbutter,softened
  • 1tbspshortening
  • 2⅔cupspowdered sugar
  • cupcocoa powder
  • cupmilk,at room temperature
  • 1tspvanilla


  1. Mix together icing sugar and cocoa. Set aside.

  2. Combine shortening and butter in a bowl.

  3. Combine milk and vanilla.

  4. Beat shortening and butter until creamed.

  5. Slowly alternate adding cocoa mixture and milk mixture

  6. Beat for about 3 minutes until combined and fluffy.

  7. Use as desired and enjoy.


  • Calories: 180.11kcal
  • Fat: 7.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.75g
  • Fiber: 1.77g
  • Sugar: 26.56g
  • Protein: 1.21g
  • Cholesterol: 15.94mg
  • Sodium: 5.31mg
  • Calcium: 15.79mg
  • Potassium: 84.52mg
  • Iron: 0.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 51.68µg
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