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Basic Chocolate Frosting
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4 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 10MINS

Basic Chocolate Frosting

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This Basic Chocolate Frosting is the easiest chocolate frosting you'll ever make. Only 4 ingredients, a few minutes of time, and you have a homemade chocolate frosting that beats anything storebought. Goes perfectly on cupcakes, brownies, or cakes like our Basic Chocolate Cake.
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Welcome to SideChef's original recipes. Created from scratch in the SideChef Kitchen, where recipe inspiration and ingredient experimentation is a way of life.
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This Basic Chocolate Frosting is the easiest chocolate frosting you'll ever make. Only 4 ingredients, a few minutes of time, and you have a homemade chocolate frosting that beats anything storebought. Goes perfectly on cupcakes, brownies, or cakes like our Basic Chocolate Cake.
10MINS
Total Time
$0.23
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Butter
1 cup
Butter, room temperature
plus 3 Tbsp
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Dark Cocoa Powder
1/2 cup
Dark Cocoa Powder
Milk
4 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
228
Fat
16.8 g
Protein
1.1 g
Carbs
20.7 g
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Welcome to SideChef's original recipes. Created from scratch in the SideChef Kitchen, where recipe inspiration and ingredient experimentation is a way of life.
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step 1
Place the Butter (1 cup) in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
step 1 Place the Butter (1 cup) in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
step 2
Mix on a high speed until the butter is pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
step 2 Mix on a high speed until the butter is pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
step 3
Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) and Dark Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup) and mix until it just comes together.
step 3 Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) and Dark Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup) and mix until it just comes together.
step 4
Add the Milk (4 Tbsp) and mix on a high speed until light and fluffy.
step 4 Add the Milk (4 Tbsp) and mix on a high speed until light and fluffy.
step 5
Frost your cake with the Chocolate Frosting and decorate as desired. Serve and enjoy!
step 5 Frost your cake with the Chocolate Frosting and decorate as desired. Serve and enjoy!
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Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Sauces & Dressings
Spreads & Dips
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