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Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Make chocolate frosting creamier and dreamier by adding cream cheese!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 8 oz. package cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


  • In a large bowl, mix (using whisk attachments) the cream cheese and butter with a hand-held or stand mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar, cocoa powder, milk and vanilla and mix on medium-high speed for 3 minutes.
  • Refrigerate until ready to spread on baked goods.


Enough To Frost 2 9-Inch Cakes Or 24 Cupcakes


Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 189IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
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