Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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This recipe for buttercream frosting rivals even bakery-style chocolate frosting thanks to the wonderful sweetness and flavor of pure coconut sugar.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Makes: 2½ cups

Ingredients

  • 2⅔ cups coconut sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1⅔ cups cocoa
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 Tbsp. heavy cream

Directions

  • In a blender, blend coconut sugar and cornstarch for a few minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally, until it turns into a fine powder.
  • In a large bowl, using a hand-held mixer, cream together the powdered sugar mix and the butter. Add in cocoa, salt, and vanilla.
  • Slowly add the heavy cream and whip until desired consistency is reached.

Recipe Information

Makes: 2½ cups

Ingredients

  • 2⅔ cups coconut sugar
  • 1½ Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1⅔ cups cocoa
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 Tbsp. heavy cream

Directions

  • In a blender, blend coconut sugar and cornstarch for a few minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally, until it turns into a fine powder.
  • In a large bowl, using a hand-held mixer, cream together the powdered sugar mix and the butter. Add in cocoa, salt, and vanilla.
  • Slowly add the heavy cream and whip until desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate37g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars33g
Protein2g