Chocolate Buttercream Recipe

Beat the butter for 5 full minutes, until light and fluffy.

Beat the Butter

In a large bowl sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder to remove any lumps, this is crucial to smooth frosting.

Add the sugar

Step 2

Add half of the sugar/ cocoa to butter then beat for another 5 minutes.

Add Sugar

Step 3

Then add the remaining powdered sugar and mix for 3 more minutes, the mixture will be very thick.

Add remaining sugar

Step 4

Add the vanilla and three tablespoons of heavy cream and beat for another 2 minutes, you may want to add the remaining heavy cream if desired.

Add Cream

Step 5