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homemade chocolate frosting

Homemade Chocolate Frosting

This Homemade Chocolate Frosting is simple to prepare and is so delicious on your cakes and cupcakes.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 229.23kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $8


  • 1 stick butter salted
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 5-6 cups powdered sugar


  • To prepare frosting place butter into a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until melted then add cocoa powder. Whisk until smooth. Remove from heat and transfer to a medium-large mixing bowl. Let chocolate cool for 10 minutes. When cooled slightly, add milk/vanilla and powdered sugar, alternating until all is used or frosting is to your desired conistency. Frost over cooled brownies then top with mini M&M’s. Serve room temperature.


Calories: 229.23kcal | Carbohydrates: 58.06g | Protein: 1.12g | Fat: 0.97g | Saturated Fat: 0.48g | Cholesterol: 0.18mg | Sodium: 20.89mg | Potassium: 81.92mg | Fiber: 1.83g | Sugar: 53.92g | Calcium: 23.55mg | Iron: 0.78mg