Chocolate Frosting

We all love chocolate -- especially chocolate frosting! Here you'll find our favorite chocolate frosting recipes, including rich chocolate buttercream and silky chocolate ganache. We also have tips and techniques for icing the perfect cake and cupcakes.

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Berger of Baltimore Cookies
These cookies are the perfect balance of light golden cookie topped with a dense chocolate concoction that is a cross between icing and fudge¿the yin and yang of cookiedom inspired by the original from Charm City.
Meyer Lemon Glaze
As a cross between lemons and mandarin oranges, Meyer lemons are sweeter than usual lemons resulting in one amazing dessert icing. Our Meyer lemon glaze recipe requires just two ingredients, and if you can't find Meyer lemons (they're usually only available in the winter), regular lemons will do nicely.
Caramel Frosting
When dessert needs to be a little extra sweet or indulgent, add this caramel frosting recipe. It's delish on chocolate cake, white cake, and especially cakes studded with candy bits.
Cream Cheese Frosting
If you've got these four basic ingredients on hand you can make your own cream cheese frosting recipe from scratch faster than making a trip to the store for purchased frosting. Spread it onto red velvet cake, pumpkin bars, carrot cake, or another favorite dessert.
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
If you're chocolate lover, plain vanilla frosting won't cut it, you need this homemade chocolate buttercream frosting recipe for all your cakes, cupcakes, or any dessert with frosting.
Easy Marshmallow Frosting
Our simplified marshmallow frosting recipe uses purchased marshmallow crème so there's no melting of marshmallows needed for the bright white, sticky-sweet marshmallow fluff frosting that's ideal atop a s'mores cake.

More Chocolate Frosting

Fudgy Frosting
With a carton of sour cream in the mix, this fudgy chocolate frosting has just a bit of tang and perfectly compliments a sour cream cake. But it's great on any cake you'd like to pair with chocolate frosting.
Coconut-Pecan Frosting
Yes, this is the classic coconut-pecan frosting recipe used for our German Chocolate Cake, but you don't have to stop there. If you love the nutty frosting recipe, add it any cake flavor you want.
Candied Bacon-Sweet Potato Cupcakes

A bourbon-bacon cream cheese frosting is the literal icing on these sweet potato cupcakes. This cupcake recipe will become an instant party favorite!