Best Homemade Chocolate Frosting

5 from 10 reviews

A delicious recipe for what is truly the best homemade chocolate frosting. You’ll never buy store bought frosting again!


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Melt butter and stir in cocoa. Add vanilla.
  2. Alternate adding milk and powdered sugar to the cocoa mixture. Beat on medium speed with a mixer to get frosting to a spreadable consistency.
  3. Now, frost whatever your heart desires! Frost a cupcake or frost a cake. Enjoy!