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Best Basic Chocolate Frosting

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The easiest chocolate frosting you'll ever make. Plays nicely with our Best Basic Chocolate Cake. Can also be made ahead of time and freezes like a dream - just bring it back to room temperature and whip up again in your stand-mixer until it's light and fluffy.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1 cup
Butter , room temperature
plus 3 tbsp
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup
Dark Cocoa Powder
1/4 cup

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
228
FAT
16.8 g
PROTEIN
1.1 g
CARBS
20.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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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 3
Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cup) and Dark Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup) and mix until it just comes together.
Step 4
Add the Milk (1/4 cup) and mix on a high speed until light and fluffy.
Step 5
Frost your cake and decorate as desired. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
228
% Daily Value*
Fat
16.8 g
22%
Saturated Fat
10.4 g
52%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
43.5 mg
14%
Carbohydrates
20.7 g
8%
Fiber
1.3 g
5%
Sugars
18.1 g
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Protein
1.1 g
2%
Sodium
5.8 mg
0%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
16.5 mg
1%
Iron
0.5 mg
3%
Potassium
58.8 mg
1%
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