Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This Chocolate Buttercream is creamy, chocolatey and so good. Absolute perfection on chocolate cake!


Units Scale
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 3/4 cups icing sugar
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Using the whisk attachment on an electric mixer, whip together the butter, icing sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. Slowly add the milk and vanilla.
  3. Whip until the the icing is nice and fluffy, making sure to scrape the mixing bowl often!
  4. The texture of the frosting should be soft, and the colour medium-light chocolate.

Keywords: chocolate frosting, chocolate buttercream, chocolate icing