Easy Chocolate Frosting

15 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
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20 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each

Our Easy Chocolate Frosting is a great pick for cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. Let's get spreading!

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  • Beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy.
  • Add 2 cups sugar gradually, beating after each addition until light and fluffy. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; beat until blended.
  • Beat in remaining sugar alternately with milk.


This easy-to-make recipe makes 2-1/2 cups frosting - enough to frost tops and sides of 2 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers, top and sides of 13x9-inch cake, tops of 3 (8- or 9-inch) cake layers or 24 cupcakes.


Substitute 6 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate for the 4 oz. Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate.

Cooking Know-How

If frosting becomes too thick, beat in additional milk by teaspoonfuls until of spreading consistency.


  • 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) each
Calories 150
% Daily Value
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 20mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 24g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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