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.