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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1˝ cups butter 3 sticks, softened
1 cup unsweetened cocoa
5 cups confectioner’s sugar
˝ cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
˝ teaspoon espresso powder

Directions:
Directions:
Add cocoa to a large bowl or bowl of stand mixer. Whisk through to remove any lumps.
Cream together butter and cocoa powder until well-combined.
Add sugar and milk to cocoa mixture by adding 1 cup of sugar followed by about a tablespoon of milk. After each addition has been combined, turn mixer onto a high speed for about a minute. Repeat until all sugar and milk have been added.
Add vanilla extract and espresso powder and combine well.
If frosting appears too dry, add more milk, a tablespoon at a time until it reaches the right consistency. If it appears to wet and does not hold its form, add more confectioner’s sugar, a tablespoon at a time until it reaches the right consistency.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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