Smooth, creamy and rich frosting for birthday cupcakes or a cake!
Keyword chocolate frosting
Prep Time 20minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Soften butter by either melting it and cooling it until slightly hardened or taking it out of the fridge the night before.
Add butter to a large bowl and mix with milk, vanilla and salt. Next add cocoa powder by sifting it and whip with a whisk or electric mixer together until smooth. Next stir in powdered sugar by sifting it into the mixture. Scrape sides and whip again until light, fluffy and smooth, 1-2 minutes.
This recipe frosts one 9 or 8 inch cake or 24 cupcakes. In order to frost a double layered 9 inch cake, simply make two batches of this recipe, or double the recipe!
Store airtight at room temperature for up to 3 days, or store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 7 days, or store airtight in the freezer for up to a month.