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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.

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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