Chocolate buttercream has a smooth and silky texture and also holds its shape well. Perfect for frosting cookies, cake or cupcakes, this simple buttercream is one you’ll want to make again and again!

Just five simple ingredients are needed to make this craving a reality!

In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the butter until smooth and creamy. Then add the unsweetened cocoa powder, milk, and vanilla extract, then beat until well incorporated.

Mix in the powdered sugar about ½ cup at a time until you reach your desired consistency.