Vegan Chocolate Frosting

The creamy, buttery taste of this rich, fudgy frosting will fool people into thinking it’s not really vegan.

Makes: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 8


  • 1 cup vegan margarine
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 5 1⁄3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 2 tsp. vanilla


  • Mix vegan margarine and cocoa powder with electric mixer set to low speed. Slowly introduce confectioners’ sugar and water, alternating between the two.
  • Mix at a slightly higher speed until desired consistency is achieved. Add vanilla.