Every good baker needs a staple chocolate frosting recipe that is rich, smooth and totally fudgy. This can be yours.
There are a few things that can solidify your reputation as a good baker. Having a solid pie crust recipe. Knowing your way around a vanilla cupcake. And a perfect chocolate frosting recipe.
Well, I can help you cross one of those off your list right now. (You’re welcome!) This recipe takes a bit of finesse to get the right consistency, but the result is sweet, smooth, and fudgy.
Note before you start: The frosting will thicken as it cools. Always add less milk than you think you need. You can always add more!
Different consistencies you may need:
Layer cake: A layer cake will need a thicker frosting that will keep it’s shape better.
Sheet cake: It doesn’t need to be as thick, but should still hold it’s shape pretty well.
Cupcakes: This is up to you! If you’re planning on piping, it’ll need to be similar to the thickness for a layer cake. If you’re spreading it on top of your cupcakes, it can be a bit thinner.
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Lizzy Wolff, creator of Sugar + Butter, loves to make you drool on your keyboard. It's a real thrill for her. For more recipes, click 'website' below.