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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Prep Time 5 mins
Calories 3511 kcal


  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 16 oz. powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Mix the butter and cocoa powder in a large bowl until well blended.
    Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  • Add the powdered sugar and mix on low-speed until all of the sugar is combined.
    Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  • Stir in milk and vanilla extract, if using, to reach desired consistency.
    Chocolate Buttercream Frosting


This frosting is ideal for the Triple Layer Chocolate Cake.


Calories: 3511kcalCarbohydrates: 479gProtein: 11gFat: 190gSaturated Fat: 120gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 50gTrans Fat: 7gCholesterol: 490mgSodium: 50mgPotassium: 744mgFiber: 14gSugar: 446gVitamin A: 5697IUCalcium: 131mgIron: 6mg
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