CLASSIC CHOCOLATE FROSTING

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Classic chocolate frosting is so easy to make and you can use this for cakes or cupcakes.

Easy Classic Chocolate Frosting

This will easily frost a 9 x13 cake,  a round 2 layer cake or a dozen to a dozen and a half cupcakes.  This will keep in the fridge for several days.  If it gets hard just add a few drops of milk and mix.   This recipe is for classic chocolate frosting that you will make over and over again when you need a good frosting.  This frosting is wonderful for birthday cakes and children as well as adults love it.  You could add some miniature chocolate chips if you want even more chocolate in this frosting. You can also stir in your favorite nuts to this frosting or just sprinkle on top.  This is a good, basic chocolate frosting that everyone will like.  Be sure to pin this recipe and keep it for future reference.  It is one of our favorites that we use on lots of cakes and desserts.

Classic chocolate frosting is easy and delicious.

1 stick or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup butter, softened

3 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup 100% cocoa

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

5 tablespoons milk or water

Beat butter with mixer until smooth.  Mix in powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla and milk.  Mix until frosting is of spreading consistency.  Can add more milk or water if needed.

Easy Classic Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Frosting
Prep Time
10 mins
 

This Classic Chocolate Frosting is one you will  love. Easy to make and wonderful on cakes, cupcakes, cookies and many desserts. 

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: chocolate frosting
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 1 stick or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup 100% cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons milk or water
Instructions
  1. Beat butter with mixer until smooth.  Mix in powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla and milk.  Mix until frosting is of spreading consistency.  Can add more milk or water if needed.
Recipe Notes

 This will easily frost a 9 x 13 cake, a round 2 layer cake or a dozen to a dozen and a half cupcakes.

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