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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • Beginner
  • 1 batch frosts and fills 1 (9-inch) 2-layer cake
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1/2 cup butter OR margarine, softened
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 tablespoon Crown® Lily White® Corn Syrup
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 dash salt
3-3/4 cups powdered sugar
2 to 4 tablespoons milk


Beat butter, cocoa, corn syrup, vanilla and salt in a large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and milk until fluffy, adding additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, as needed, to reach desired spreading consistency.

Frost cake or cupcakes as desired. (Recipe will frost 24 cupcakes.)

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