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Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Best Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Nothing tops a cake like homemade chocolate buttercream. It showcases simple ingredients, but this chocolate buttercream frosting recipe packs a decadent taste!

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10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

4 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa

Dash salt

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

2 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet baking chocolate, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place butter into medium bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy.

  2. STEP 2

    Beat at low speed, gradually adding powdered sugar, cocoa and salt alternately with whipping cream, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in melted chocolate.

Tip #1

- This recipe will be enough to frost one (13x9-inch) cake or 12 cupcakes.

Tip #2

- Add additional whipping cream, if necessary, for desired spreading consistency.

Nutrition (2 tablespoons)

200 Calories
11 Fat (g)
30 Cholesterol (mg)
65 Sodium (mg)
24 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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