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Chocolate Buttercream | Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Chocolate Buttercream is a combination of butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, melted chocolate is added for taste and texture.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Deserts
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups

Ingredients
  

Fudgy Chocolate Buttercream

  • Confectioners Sugar / Icing Sugar - 2 cup
  • Cocoa Powder - 3 tblspn
  • Dark Chocolate Chips - 1 cup
  • Unsalted Butter - 150 grams
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Milk - ¼ cup or as needed
  • Rum - 1 tblspn optional

Double Chocolate Buttercream

  • Dark Chocolate Chips - ¾ cup
  • Butter - ¼ cup 50 grams
  • Butter - ½ cup 100 grams
  • Icing Sugar / Confectioners Sugar - 2 to 3 cups 300 grams
  • Cocoa Powder - 4 tblspn
  • Vanilla Essence - 2 tsp
  • Milk as needed

Basic Chocolate Buttercream

  • Unsalted Butter- 1 cup softened
  • Confectioners Sugar / Icing Sugar - 4 cup sifted
  • Vanilla Essence -2 tsp
  • Cocoa - ¾ cup
  • Milk - 3 to 4 tblspn
  • Honey-2 tblspn optional-but I recommend adding this,it gives you the glossy effect

Instructions
 

Fudgy Chocolate Buttercream

  • Take chocolate and butter in a pan and melt it together in a sauce pan, let it cool down.
  • Now sift cocoa and icing sugar together.
  • Pour the cooled chocolate mix and use a beater to cream this up.
  • Add in vanilla, milk, add milk little by little a tblspn at a time and beat till creamy.
  • Now add in rum and cream this up. You can use this to spread over your favourite cake.

Double Chocolate Buttercream

  • Sift your icing sugar and cocoa powder.
  • Take chocolate chips and 2 tblspn butter in a sauce pan and melt on low heat till it is all melted. Set aside to cool down completely.
  • Now take ½ cup butter in a bowl and whip till creamy.
  • Add in half of the icing sugar whip till creamy.
  • Add remaining half of the icing sugar and cocoa and whip it up.
  • Add melted cooled chocolate and mix well.
  • Add vanilla and milk and whip again till creamy.
  • Now the frosting is done.
  • Use as needed.

Basic Chocolate Buttercream

  • In a mixing bowl add in butter and half of the sugar and beat with a electric beater till fluffy and creamy..
  • Add in vanilla and beat again..Now add in entire amount of cocoa and beat again till fluffy.
  • Pour in the milk little at a time and beat till creamy..Tip in the rest of the sugar and beat well..
  • If you need you could add in the honey and mix it with a wooden spoon.
  • Use this for any cake..

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