Whipped Cocoa Buttercream

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This whipped cocoa buttercream takes 5 ingredients, 10 minutes, and frosts 12 cupcakes with a rich, fluffy chocolate frosting.

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Sometimes you need a simple homemade frosting recipe to throw on a box mix cake or cupcakes to take them to the next level.

And this Whipped Cocoa Buttercream delivers that.

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This whipped chocolate frosting uses 5 ingredients you already have in your house and will give that cake that rich chocolate, homemade taste.

This frosting would be delicious on basic chocolate or vanilla cake or something a little more fun like pumpkin, strawberry or mint cake. But whatever flavor you choose, I recommend sprinkles. Always sprinkles.

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Whipped Cocoa Buttercream | Chocolate Buttercream Frosting | Chocolate Frosting Recipes | Easy Chocolate Frosting | Chocolate Birthday Cake Frosting

Whipped Cocoa Buttercream

This whipped cocoa buttercream takes 5 ingredients, 10 minutes and frosts 12 cupcakes with a rich, fluffy chocolate frosting.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Cuisine: American

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter on medium speed for a minute or so until light and fluffy. Carefully add the powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla and 1 tablespoon milk. Stir slowly until combined and then beat on high speed for 2 minutes until fluffy. Add additional milk as needed to create a smooth consistency for frosting.
  • This recipe will generously frost 1 dozen cupcakes. I

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving
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If you’re looking for some other fun frosting flavors, try this Peanut Butter Frosting from Eazy Peazy Meals or this Raspberry Buttercream from Two Sister’s Crafting.

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If you’re wanting a completely from scratch cupcake recipe, try these strawberry shortcake cupcakes.

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