Chocolate Buttercream Icing

The BEST Chocolate buttercream recipe, perfect on cakes, cupcakes or brownies!

 Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 5 minutes

Makes  – 10-12 cupcakes or 1 x 20cm cake

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Ingredients

  • 100g Homecook Wonder Bar Milk Chocolate
  • 200g butter, softened
  • 400g icing sugar
  • 5 tbsp coca powder
  • 2tbsp milk

Directions

  1. Break chocolate into a microwave proof bowl, melt in the microwave on high, stirring every 30 secs. Leave the melted chocolate to cool for 5 mins.
  2. Combine the butter and icing sugar  with a fork first, then using an electric beat for 2-3 minutes until well combined. Sift in the cocoa and pour in the melted chocolate, a pinch of salt and the milk, then mix again on a high speed for another 2-3 minutes until a thick and smooth chocolate mixture has formed. Use to top cupcakes, brownies or cover and fill a chocolate sponge cake.
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