Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

1/2 cup butter at room temperature
2 Tablespoons vegetable shortening
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners sugar
2-4 tablespoons milk

In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening, vanilla, and cocoa powder

Blend in the sugar in two batches, beating well after each addition

Beat in the milk, adding until desired consistency is reached and continue mixing on medium high speed until light and fluffy.
yield: enough for 12 cupcakes

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