Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Desserts Frostings and Icings Chocolate

I've been using this chocolate frosting recipe forever, and several friends now use it as their 'favorite frosting!' It's smooth, creamy and not-too-dark. I just wanted to share it with chocolate lovers everywhere! It will frost, but not fill, an 8 or 9 inch layer cake.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 179
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 15m


  • 2 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1   In a medium bowl, sift together the confectioners' sugar and cocoa, and set aside.
  • 2   In a large bowl, cream butter until smooth, then gradually beat in sugar mixture alternately with evaporated milk. Blend in vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy. If necessary, adjust consistency with more milk or sugar.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6.7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Potassium 65mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 30.8g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 1.1g 2%
Sugars 29g  
Vitamin A 194IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 24mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 15mg  
Folate 2mcg