Chocolate buttercream icing

Chocolate buttercream icing

Silky, delicious buttercream gets a chocolate makeover. This simple frosting recipe is perfect for decorating cupcakes or filling sponge cakes
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  • Serves: 12 persons



  1. Step 1

    Beat the soften butter using either a hand mixer or free-standing electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add the icing sugar in 3 separate additions and beat fully between each. Add the cocoa and beat again. Mix in the milk to fully combine. On full speed beat the buttercream for at least 5 minutes until fluffy and smooth. Working fast, beat in the melted chocolate and spread and fill a 20cm cake or fill a large piping bag and pipe over cupcakes.