Classic Chocolate Frosting Recipe

A delicious, go-to recipe for chocolate frosting is one of those things that every baker should have in their recipe arsenal, and this rich chocolate frosting recipe is second to none.  Definitely delicious with Classic Yellow Birthday Cake, this frosting can even be used on chocolate cupcakes for a double dose of chocolate!

Classic Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Frosting

½ cup butter, melted
⅔ cup cocoa powder
3 cups confectioners’ sugar
⅓ cup milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

 

MIX butter and cocoa powder on low speed until smooth.

ADD 1½ cups sugar and half of the milk, combine.

ADD vanilla and remaining sugar and milk.

BEAT for 1 minute until fully incorporated. Scrape the bowl as necessary

FROST and fill an 8-inch cake or 24 cupcakes.

Chocolate Frosted Cake

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