The Best Chocolate Frosting is simple and SO chocolatey. The baker's chocolate is the key to perfection.
Hi, it's Lois at Recipe Idea Shop, sharing my favorite chocolate frosting recipe. If you're going to eat frosting, my philosophy is you should eat The Best Chocolate Frosting, especially on My Favorite Chocolate Cake. This recipe is super easy and oh! So full of chocolate. Only 6 ingredients. Trust me, you gonna love it.
It will frost a dozen cupcakes or two 9-inch cakes. And it takes just a few minutes. Your friends and family will love you for it.
What You Need
The Best Chocolate Frosting Recipe
- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 4 squares unsweetened baker’s chocolate melted & cooled
- 1 tablespoon soft butter
- Combine ingredients in order given, beating with rotary beater until blended.
- Place bowl in pan of cracked ice or ice water and continue beating until it is the right consistency to spread (about 3 minutes).
Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, NF, SF, CF, V*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.
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GF = Gluten free | DF = Dairy free | NF = Nut free | SF = Soy free | EF = Egg free | CF = Corn free | V = Vegetarian | VG = Vegan
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This post was first published on Recipe Idea Shop November 8, 2010 and updated May 14, 2021.