Whipped Cocoa Buttercream
This fantastic whipped Cocoa Buttercream Frosting recipe requires just 5 ingredients. With barely ten minutes of effort, you'll have enough rich, fluffy chocolate frosting to top a dozen cupcakes.
Servings: 12 cupcakes worth of frosting
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1-2 tablespoons milk
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