The BEST basic chocolate cream cheese frosting recipe that works on any dessert! It’s easy to make and tastes amazing.
I am excited to announce that I’ve been chosen (out of over 500 people!) to be one of the recipe testers for The Cupcake Project Blog‘s Quest for the Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake. The idea is that she has 50 bloggers and bakers with various experience levels make a recipe and give feedback until the recipe is just perfect.
I received the recipe this weekend and immediately baked it for a housewarming party we attended. Although I can’t share the recipe or my review just yet, there is a picture below, as well as the frosting recipe I used, which is also from The Cupcake Project.
It’s always great to have a basic easy frosting recipe to whip up when you need one. I love cream cheese frosting because it tastes amazing and doesn’t have all of the crazy steps that a buttercream does. No cooking eggs, whipping meringue or anything like that. Just mix it up and you’re done!
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The BEST basic chocolate cream cheese frosting recipe that works on any dessert! It's easy to make and tastes amazing.
15 minPrep Time
15 minTotal Time
- 8 ounces cream cheese, room temp
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temp
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 4c sifted powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy. Add vanilla. Mix in powdered sugar and cocoa powder on low, increasing speed until completely combined.