Hot Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2 cups
Hot cocoa mix and half and half combine for a creamy and distinctively different buttercream frosting.
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 TBS hot chocolate mix
  • 3 TBS half and half
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. Cream butter and hot chocolate mix in a large bowl until thoroughly combined and fluffy.
  2. Add powdered sugar slowly to creamed mixture beating on low speed.
  3. When fully incorporated add half & half and vanilla, then beat on high speed for approximately 3 minutes.
  4. If buttercream is too stiff, add 1 tsp half & half at a time until desired consistency, frost cake as desired.
  5. Makes 2 cups. Store any leftovers in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.
Recipe by Sweet Sensations at

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