What makes classic cream cheese frosting even more decadent and delicious? Chocolate of course! This recipe also adds finely chopped pecans for texture and the perfect crunch.

Recipe by Southern Living

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Yield:
Makes 4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

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  • Combine powdered sugar and cocoa; gradually add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with powdered sugar mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in pecans.