Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting is a velvety soft chocolate frosting and is finger-licking good, and perfect to frost your cookies, cakes or cupcakes.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
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    servings (2 tablespoons per serving)


  • 4 packets (1 oz. each) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® CHOCO BAKE® Pre-Melted Unsweetened Chocolate Flavor
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


MICROWAVE Choco Bake and butter in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at additional 5- to 10-second intervals, stirring just until butter is melted.

TRANSFER mixture to small mixer bowl; cool to room temperature.

BEAT sugar, 4 tablespoons milk, vanilla extract and salt into chocolate mixture just until spreading consistency. Up to 2 tablespoons milk can be added for a creamier frosting.

Choco Bake and butter in small, heavy saucepan over lowest possible heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Transfer to small mixer bowl; cool to room temperature. Proceed as above.

Recipe makes 2 cups total.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7g 11%
  • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 3%
  • Sodium 60mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 28g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 0%
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 1g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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