Rich Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Rich Chocolate Frosting Recipe

How To Make Rich Chocolate Frosting

This sweet chocolate frosting will work deliciously on cakes and other baked goods! It’s made with just four ingredients, and takes only 20 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • cupunsalted butter
  • 1cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6cupspowdered sugar
  • cupsmilk
  • 1tbspvanilla


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan, then whisk in the cocoa powder.

  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let cool.

  3. Add the cooled chocolate mix to a stand mixer, then whip on medium speed.

  4. Add in the powdered sugar and milk, alternating them ⅓ at a time, then add the vanilla in last.

  5. Serve over cakes, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes


If the frosting is too thick, add a bit more milk.



  • Calories: 232.29kcal
  • Fat: 12.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.41g
  • Fiber: 1.33g
  • Sugar: 29.83g
  • Protein: 1.04g
  • Cholesterol: 31.18mg
  • Sodium: 5.88mg
  • Calcium: 16.01mg
  • Potassium: 68.36mg
  • Iron: 0.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 100.16µg
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