Easy Chocolate Frosting Recipe
(1 lb, 454 g) butter, room temperature
(4.5 oz, 128g), cocoa powder, sifted
*Use the best quality cocoa powder you can
*preferably at least 2% milk
(40 oz, 1.13kg) icing sugar, sifted
*a.k.a. confectioner's sugar, powdered sugar
In the bowl of stand mixer, using a paddle attachment, whip butter and cocoa powder together until well incorporated.
Add icing sugar, stir, and slowly pour in milk until mixed. Add in vanilla extract and mix.
Using a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl and whip on medium speed until light and fluffy (approximately 1 minute).
Yield: Approx. 36 cupcakes