Vegan Chocolate Buttercream

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This frosting has the same taste and appearance as other chocolate buttercream recipes, but is made without dairy.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutes

Makes: 1¾ cups

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Earth Balance Shortening Sticks
  • 1⅓ cups finely powdered coconut sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. vegan butter extract
  • 2 tsp. rice flour

Directions

  • In a medium mixing bowl, add Earth Balance Shortening Sticks, coconut sugar, and salt. Cream together using a hand-held mixer until smooth and combined.
  • Add the cocoa, vanilla, and butter extract and mix until creamy.
  • Mix in the rice flour until frosting is creamy and smooth. Use immediately or store covered in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Information

Makes: 1¾ cups

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Earth Balance Shortening Sticks
  • 1⅓ cups finely powdered coconut sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. vegan butter extract
  • 2 tsp. rice flour

Directions

  • In a medium mixing bowl, add Earth Balance Shortening Sticks, coconut sugar, and salt. Cream together using a hand-held mixer until smooth and combined.
  • Add the cocoa, vanilla, and butter extract and mix until creamy.
  • Mix in the rice flour until frosting is creamy and smooth. Use immediately or store covered in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars12g
Protein1g