If you have enjoyed my yellow cupcake with chocolate buttercream recipe then you know, I am not a chocolate frosting fan. However, this is a delicious chocolate buttercream that anyone could enjoy! It would go well with lots of cupcakes and it is a very simple recipe.
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2/3 cup cocoa powder
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter.
- Remove from heat and stir in cocoa powder.
- Transfer to your mixing bowl and alternately add powdered sugar and milk.
- Beat on medium speed
- Add vanilla last. You may need a little extra milk to reach your desired consistency.