Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Frosting
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1 cup unsweetened butter

6 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup powdered sugar – confectioner’s sugar

4- 8 tablespoons heavy cream

Pinch of salt

  1. MELT the chocolate chips in microwave or double boiler and set aside.
  2. SIFT together the cocoa powder and powdered sugar
  3. CREAM the butter and powdered sugar/cocoa powder mixture using the whisk attachment on a stand mixer, or electric beaters. if mixture seems too dry, add a tablesppon or two of heavy cream to smooth it out. 
  4. SCRAPE down the sides of the bowl and add the cooled, melted chocolate.
  5. WHIP the mixture until it’s smooth and silky. If it seems to thick, add heavy cream one tablespoon at a time to reach desired consistency.
  6. FROST cake.

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