Cocoa Butter Frosting

Cocoa Butter Frosting

This chocolate frosting is made with everyday on-hand ingredients.

10 min. prep time
2 cups
353 Ratings


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
5 to 6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla


Place butter into bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy.

Add powdered sugar, cocoa, vanilla, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla. Beat at low speed, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons)

Calories: 150

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 50mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #9023©1996Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I added a teaspoon of cinnamon and a little extra milk to the frosting. The light and fluffy texture was perfect with my French vanilla cake.
This is a very simple buttercream to make and one of the best that I have ever tasted. Will definitely remain in my recipe files.
I actually used the Land O Lakes spreadable butter. It came out great and is sooo good. It is very smooth and creamy. I love it. I will definitely use it again.

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