Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

If I must admit, I am almost always team ‘vanilla’ when it comes to choosing from a selection of sweets. But I mean, who doesn’t love a truly classic chocolate dessert?

There is none more classic than a homemade Chocolate Cake, and what better to top it off with than a classic Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. There is just something so beautifully simple + fulfilling about this quintessential dessert favorite. And if you’re hoping to celebrate a birthday or special occasion for a chocolate-lover then you’ve hit on the perfect recipe here.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe by heirloomed

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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This classic Chocolate Buttercream Frosting goes perfectly with our homemade Chocolate Cake.

ingredients:

For the Frosting
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3 / 4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla

instructions:

How to cook Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  1. Sift sugar and cocoa together into a large bowl. In another bowl combine 1 cup of sugar mixture with butter and 1 tablespoon cream, beating until smooth. Add another cup of sugar and another tablespoon of cream, beating well. Continue until all ingredients are combined and frosting is fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Spread frosting on top of one round. Top with second round and cover top and sides completely with frosting.
  2. For another classic frosting recipe, Cream Cheese Frosting, click here
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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe by heirloomed
Chocolate Cake + Frosting by heirloomed

This recipe pairs just perfectly with my Grandmother’s go-to for a Classic Chocolate Cake, so be sure to pop over to make them both. And, if you must make a double batch of frosting for some extra dollops and tastings, not to worry. I won’t judge.


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Chocolate Desserts For Your Valentine.

If you follow the blog you know I love baking sweet treats. Growing up I learned so many great dessert recipes and Mom always had something homemade and fresh out the oven for us to enjoy.

While I don’t always have a huge sweet tooth, Valentine’s Day brings it out. I put together a little list here of some of our favorite chocolatey treats for you to make for your Valentine this year!

1. CHOCOLATE WHOOPIE PIES

Click here to get the recipe.

whoopsie pies / heirloomed

2. CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO CAKE.

Check out the recipe here.

Chocolate Espresso Cake / heirloomed

3. GRANDMA’S CHOCOLATE SAUCE.

Looking for the perfect chocolate sauce for your recipe? We have you covered right here.

Classic chocolate sauce / heirloomed

4. CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES.

See our recipe here.

chocolate cookies

5. GRANNY’S PECAN TURTLES.

Does your valentine like a sweet + salty treat? Then we have the perfect recipe for you right here.

pecan turtles / heirloomed

Let us know what you + your valentine think of these sweet treats. What other things do you like to do for your Valentine? Let me know below in the comments.

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heirloomed is a lifestyle brand with a mission of "keeping heirlooms around for another generation." Our blog features stories about family recipes, creating traditions with your family, interior design and entertaining by mixing new and vintage pieces, classic style, and small town + historic travel. Our shop features a collection of "goods inspired by the past, for generations to enjoy" with an array of products and meaningful gifts including linen apronstabletop linensartceramics and beyond. Learn more at www.heirloomedcollection.com