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.
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
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Method Prep:15min › Ready in:15min
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.