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Chocolate Buttercream Icing

Looking for a delicious chocolate buttercream icing recipe? This chocolate icing is easy to make and only has 5 ingredients. Once you taste how great this icing is, you will want to cover every cake you make with it.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, cupcake frosting, cupcakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 5070kcal


  • 1 1/2 c unsalted butter softened
  • 1 c unsweetened cocoa
  • 5 c confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 c whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extrac


  • In a large mixing bowl, add cocoa and butter. Cream together.
  • Add sugar, milk, and vanilla. Beat together well.


Calories: 5070kcal | Carbohydrates: 655g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 291g | Saturated Fat: 184g | Cholesterol: 744mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 1553mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 595g | Vitamin A: 8705IU | Calcium: 330mg | Iron: 12.3mg