Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
If you think regular cream cheese frosting is great, wait until you try this Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting! It's silky, undeniably creamy, and delicious - a perfect complement to your favorite cake or cupcake!
- 1 1/2 cups butter unsalted, softened
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder unsweetened
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp espresso powder
- 7 cups icing sugar same as confectioners sugar or powdered sugar
In a large bowl, beat together butter and cream cheese until fluffy. You can use either a hand mixer or stand mixer.
Add the cocoa powder, vanilla extract and espresso powder to the bowl. Beat until well combined.
Beat in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. If the frosting is too thick add a bit of milk, but this should be very thick frosting and will thicken even more when refrigerated.
- Yields about 6 to 7 cups of frosting.
Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 413IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg