How to Make Chocolate Buttercream In a Food Processor

Layer cakes are messy and hard work, no way to sugarcoat that. But making the buttercream frosting in the food processor streamlines at least one of the steps and cuts down on cleanup.
By Nisa Homey
How to Make Chocolate Buttercream In a Food Processor

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How to Make Chocolate Buttercream In a Food Processor
 
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Layer cakes are messy and hard work, no way to sugarcoat that. But making the buttercream frosting in the food processor streamlines at least one of the steps and cuts down on cleanup.
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • Unsalted Butter: 3-4 tbsp (maybe 1 tbsp more, if needed)
  • Cocoa Powder: 3 tbsp.
  • Honey: 1 tbsp.
  • Vanilla extract: 1 tsp.
  • Confectioners Sugar: 1 cup.
Instructions
  1. Make sure the food processor bowl is dry. Dump all the ingredients into it.
  2. Close with the lid and put a towel on the feeder opening and press with your hand while it is running..
  3. Blitz for a minute, you will get something like coarse sand. If needed you can add a little bit of butter, around 1 tbsp or a little bit of honey and then bitz again for a minute and scrape the sides down.
  4. Again, close the lid and blitz for another two minutes.
  5. Open the lid and Voila!! Creamy, satiny, goeey buttercream.
2 Comments
  1. Thank you. I just made my first ever buttercream using your recipe :) I’m dairy free so I used 50% Trex and 50% Vitalite. Came out great!

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