Sensational Dark Chocolate Frosting

You don’t need any prior baking experience, as this recipe only requires a few simple ingredients and steps. In no time you’ll have a delicious dark chocolate buttercream frosting that your friends and family will be raving about.


01 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)

02 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder

03 3 cups powdered sugar

04 1/3 cup milk

05 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Melt the Butter


On medium heat, melt the butter in a saucepan. Alternatively, melt it in the microwave in 30 seconds intervals until fully melted.

Add the Cocoa


Transfer the melted butter to a large bowl and add the dark cocoa powder. Use the whisk to thoroughly combine the two.

Add Milk and Powdered Sugar


Alternate adding a small amount of milk and powdered sugar into the mix at a time.

Add Vanilla and Additional Milk if Needed


If needed, add in additional milk to achieve a smoother, creamier consistency.

Sensational Dark Chocolate Frosting