Cream cheese chocolate frosting

Cream cheese chocolate frosting


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About this recipe: In this luscious alternative to chocolate buttercream, the addition of cream cheese cuts the sweetness and lends a lovely tangy flavour. For a darker frosting, you can add more cocoa or up to 110g of melted chocolate.


Serves: 12 

  • 225g cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 500g icing sugar
  • 50g butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 40g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese, 3 tablespoons of the milk, icing sugar, butter, vanilla, cocoa and cinnamon to a spreadable consistency. Beat in additional milk if necessary. Spread onto cooled cake.

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