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Chocolate Buttercream

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 3 cups
  

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (3-oz.) package cream cheese
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) dark chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended. Increase speed to medium, and slowly add milk and vanilla, beating until smooth.

  2. Microwave dark chocolate morsels in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Gradually add melted chocolate to butter mixture; beat until blended and smooth.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Nestlé Chocolatier Dark Chocolate Morsels.