Kittencal’s Chocolate Frosting/Icing Recipe

Kittencal’s Chocolate Frosting/Icing Recipe

Total Time

00:05 mins

Preparation 00:05 mins

Cooking

Recipe ingredients:

  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened (you can use margarine but the flavor will not be the same)
  • 2 2⁄3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1⁄3 cup half-and-half cream (can use unwhipped whipping cream in place of half and half) or 1⁄3 cup milk (can use unwhipped whipping cream in place of half and half)
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla
  • choose one of the following
  • 1⁄3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for light)
  • 1⁄2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for medium)
  • 3⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for dark rich)

Preparation of the recipe:

Cream the butter in a small bowl.

Blend in the cocoa powder (the amount desired for a light, medium or dark flavor), vanilla, confectioners sugar, alternately with the cream.

Beat with an electric mixer, until the desired texture is achieved.

**NOTE** because of the additional cocoa powder more cream may have to be added in to reach desired consistency.

Source: Food.com: Kittencal’s Chocolate Frosting/Icing Recipe