Chocolate Buttercream Frosting is a velvety soft chocolate frosting and is finger-licking good, and perfect to frost your cookies, cakes or cupcakes.
- 4 packets (1 oz. each) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® CHOCO BAKE® Pre-Melted Unsweetened Chocolate Flavor
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
- 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- 4 to 6 tablespoons milk, divided
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
MICROWAVE Choco Bake and butter in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at additional 5- to 10-second intervals, stirring just until butter is melted.
TRANSFER mixture to small mixer bowl; cool to room temperature.
BEAT sugar, 4 tablespoons milk, vanilla extract and salt into chocolate mixture just until spreading consistency. Up to 2 tablespoons milk can be added for a creamier frosting.
FOR THE SAUCEPAN METHOD:
MELT Choco Bake and butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Transfer to small mixer bowl; cool to room temperature. Proceed as above.
Recipe makes 2 cups total.
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chocolate buttercream frosting
i was looking for a recipe that would frost a cake or a batch of cupcakes and be delicious. this is it. it is so simple too.
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