Double Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Double Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened, but not melted

1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/4 cup cocoa powder

5 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup heavy cream

In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter until light and fluffy. Add melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and cocoa powder. Mix until blended. Add powdered sugar alternately with the cream, mixing after each addition. Scrape sides of bowl and beat an additional minute. Add a little more powdered sugar if needed or a little more cream if frosting is too stiff.

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