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Chocolate-Malt Buttercream Frosting

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 2 3/4 cups
Malted milk powder gives this chocolate buttercream frosting a pleasing soda-shop flavor.  

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup malted milk powder
  • 5 to 7 Tbsp. milk

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

  2. Whisk together powdered sugar, cocoa, and malted milk powder. Gradually add powdered sugar mixture alternately with 3 Tbsp. milk, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating at low speed until blended and smooth after each addition. Beat in up to 4 Tbsp. additional milk for desired consistency.