Fluffy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting: A Bakery Recipe

This bakery-style chocolate buttercream frosting is fluffy and light and makes a perfect complement to your choice of cakes and cupcakes.


– Powdered Sugar – Unsweetened Cocoa Powder – Cream Cheese – Salted Butter – Shortening

Step-by-step instructions!

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My House Vanilla Buttercream Frosting is whipped with cocoa to create this rich and creamy chocolate buttercream.

Whisk the powdered sugar and cocoa powder together until well-blended.


If you are using instant clerajel, whisk it well in this mixture. Set aside.


Using a stand mixer, beat the cream cheese until broken up and softened.


Add the room temperature salted butter and continue to beat until there are no lumps, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.


Add the shortening and beat and scrape the sides until the mixture is smooth without lumps.


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