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Ghirardelli Buttercream Frosting

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Judy Purcell


  • 6        tablespoons  butter softened to room temperature
  • 2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Ghirardelli Unsweetened Cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  • In a bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy. In a separate bowl, mix confectioner’s sugar with cocoa.
  • Blend sugar mixture with butter alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Beat until smooth. Blend in vanilla.


Frosts tops and sides of two 9" layers.