My Favourite Chocolate Frosting

My Favourite Chocolate Frosting

A quick chocolate frosting that is rich in chocolate flavour.
Servings: 1 yield(s)
Prep Time: 5 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3-4 tbsp heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Sift together icing sugar and cocoa powder in a medium bowl.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, with paddle attachments, cream butter, vanilla and salt until smooth.
  3. Add icing sugar mixture and mix on low speed until combined.
  4. Add cream and mix on medium-high speed until you have a smooth, spreadable frosting, adding more cream as necessary.
  5. Use immediately or keep chilled in the fridge, taking the frosting out to soften 10 minutes before use.