Soft and creamy chocolate buttercream perfect recipe for beginners.
Keyword Buttercream, Cake Decorating, Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Frosting
Prep Time 20minutes
Total Time 20minutes
2 cups(or 4 sticks)unsalted butter, room temperature
7cupspowdered sugar, sifted
1/2cupcocoa powder, sifted (milk or dark cocoa)
In the stand mixer bowl fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
Turn the mixer to low and add vanilla and salt.
Then gradually add the powdered sugar and cocoa powder, followed by the cream. Mix on medium-high speed for about 5 minutes, until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Before decorating, turn the mixer on low and mix for 2 minutes to push out any air bubbles, or use a rubber spatula to push out the air bubbles. (You may need to repeat this step when frosting the outside of the cake).
Read through all the ingredients and instructions so you can get a better idea of how much time and what you need to make this buttercream.
A single batch of this buttercream recipe makes enough to decorate a three, 6-inch round layer cake or two 8-inch round layer cakes. Double the buttercream recipe to make enough frosting for a three, 8-inch round cake.
You can make the buttercream a day ahead and refrigerate it overnight. Then take them out to come back to room temperature. Make sure the buttercream is at room temperature before re-whipping; add 1 TBSP of heavy cream if needed.
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