How to Make Chocolate Frosting

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Chocolate frosting is one of the most favored cake toppings. Here are some easy recipes for making different types of chocolate flavored frosting at home.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2018
If you love cooking and baking, you must have, by now, mastered making cakes and cupcakes. Well, if you want to be an expert in it, you might as well learn to decorate cakes. When it comes to cake decoration, frosting is the first thing that comes to your mind. Let us see how to make it.
Chocolate Frosting from Scratch
Chocolate Frosting from Scratch
Ingredients
  • 120 grams of butter
  • ½ cups of cocoa
  • 2 ½ cups of icing sugar
  • ⅓ cups of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence/extract

Method of Preparation
  • Beat butter in an electric mixer to make it creamier.
  • Add icing sugar and cocoa part by part in the butter and beat continuously to make a homogeneous mixture.
  • Add the vanilla essence/extract and milk to make a smooth and light mixture. The frosting is ready.
  • You can use it for decorating cakes, cupcakes, or biscuits.
Chocolate Chips Frosting
Chocolate Chips Frosting
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • ⅔ cups of brown sugar
  • ⅓ cups of chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence/extract
Method of Preparation
  • Soften the butter using a wooden spoon.
  • Now boil brown sugar, butter, and milk in a saucepan for 1 minute
  • Remove the mixture from heat. Add vanilla and chocolate chips to the mixture.
  • Beat the mixture until creamy and ready.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cups of softened butter
  • 3 squares of unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 cups of confectioners/icing sugar
  • ¼ cups of milk
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of vanilla essence/extract
Method of Preparation
  • Mix the softened butter, icing sugar, and salt in a bowl, and beat together until fluffy.
  • Melt the unsweetened chocolate in a microwave and add to the aforementioned mixture.
  • Now add milk and vanilla essence/extract to this mixture. Mix together until the entire mixture is creamy and light.
Chocolate Coconut Frosting
Chocolate Coconut Frosting
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 6 ounces of milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • ¾ cups of evaporated milk
Method of Preparation
  • Mix sugar and cornstarch in evaporated milk and boil over medium heat.
  • Stir continuously so that no lumps are formed. Remove when boiled.
  • Now add chocolate chips and butter in it. Stir until the chocolate melts.
  • Now add coconut flakes and stir to form a homogeneous mixture.
  • Your chocolate coconut frosting is ready!
So the next time, you bake a cake or a batch of cupcakes, do not forget to decorate them with delicious frosting, and enjoy your dessert. Bon Appetit!
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