Chocolate Buttercream Recipe

This is a delicious recipe for a chocolate buttercream icing. You can also use it to ice your cupcakes, cakes and as a yummy filling.

This tutorial  show you how to create this Chocolate Butter Cream Icing recipe step by step.

Chocolate Butter Cream Icing


  • 1 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 4 cups of icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup melted chocolate
  • up to 1/4 cup water


  1. Whip butter and vanilla on high speed for 3 min.
  2. Add in 2 cups of icing sugar and 1/8 cup of water and whip for 3 min.
  3. Add in the rest of icing sugar and whip for an additional 5 min until light and airy.
  4. Add in cocoa powder and melted chocolate, whip for 3 minutes.
  5. If icing is to thick add in the second 1/8 cup of water.

*The longer you whip the icing, the fluffier it will be.  For a thicker or thinner consistency adjust the water amount added.



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