Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting


Whip up this Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting to top off your next cake or batch of cupcakes. Melted unsweetened chocolate makes this easy frosting recipe rich and delicious. You'll want to eat this creamy chocolate frosting straight from a spoon!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 cups


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 3 ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • 5 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 6 - 6 ½ cup powdered sugar

  • ¼ cup milk


  1. In large mixing bowl beat butter and cream cheese. Add chocolate and vanilla; beat until blended. Gradually beat in 3 cups powdered sugar and the milk. Beat in enough of the remaining powdered sugar to make a spreading consistency. Makes 4 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

413 Calories
19g Fat
64g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 413
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Total Sugars 60g
Protein 3g
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 130mg 3%
Folate, total 4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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