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Easy Chocolate Frosting

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About 2-1/2 cups or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

If you like your chocolate frosting to be silky, reminiscent of truffles, and easy to make…this is your recipe!

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  • Melt chocolate in saucepan on very low heat, stirring constantly; set aside.
  • Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add about half of the sugar, beating on low speed after each addition until well blended. Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well.
  • Add remaining sugar alternately with the milk, beating until well blended after each addition. Use to frost your favorite cake or cupcake recipe.

Size Wise

Here's a delicious frosting recipe for your favorite cakes and cupcakes. Make certain that you pay attention to the amount of frosting that you use. It's rich, so a little goes a long way. Recipe makes enough to frost tops and sides of 2 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers, top and sides of 13x9-inch cake, tops of 3 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers or 24 cupcakes.

Cooking Know-How

If frosting becomes too thick, beat in additional milk by teaspoonfuls until of spreading consistency.


Substitute 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate (6 oz.) for the 4 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Baking Chocolate.


  • About 2-1/2 cups or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size About 2-1/2 cups or 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 25mg
Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 21g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • kathybridges01 |

    love this frosting, easy and silky, remined me of truffels. love love love it!!

  • gwashington1961 |

    I have searched for this recipe for many years. The only thing not included in your recipe from my desired one is 16 English Walnut halves. Put around the top of the frosted cake-allowing one for each slice.

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