One Bowl Buttercream Frosting

One Bowl Buttercream Frosting


"I use this frosting on cakes but I bet you can use it on cookies. I make this frosting quite often. YUM!!"


servings 63 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 63 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In medium bowl, beat butter. Add confectioners' sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Stir in vanilla.
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  1. 160 Ratings


Good flavor and real easy. I actually omitted the cocoa because I wanted a vanilla frosting and added a little extra vanilla extract. Tip: don't overmix as it will begin to separate. It was a...

WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?? A super frosting, all around terrific recipe! I have tried many recipes from this site but was never inspired enough (postive or negative) to post a comment. H...

I made this with butter and 1/2 & 1/2. I wanted a vanilla frosing so I left out the cocoa powder. It had a nice creamy texture and spread beautifully. But the best part was how it tasted . . ....

BEAUTIFUL frosting. Rich and creamy, chocolatey, with a silky smooth texture and great mouthfeel. Makes you want to eat it with a spoon. I upped the cocoa powder just a little as I wanted a da...

Smooth, creamy, and a cinch to make. This recipe is a winner.

Both my mother and I have been using this recipe for is delicious! However, I think that I will continue to look for a vanilla frosting recipe. This will work as a vanilla frosting, b...

I've finally found it- this is THE chocolate frosting that I will use forever. Chocolatey, creamy, just perfect. I will also point out that this is actually Hershey's One Bowl Buttercream Fros...

The buttercream frosting I usually use can turn out a little sloppy so I decide to give this one a go. Brilliant didn't need any more milk was just right as it was. Put it on top of Grand pop's ...

This is the first frosting I've ever made and it was fantastic! I didn't alter a thing and everyone loved it! I will try the suggestion of using non-fat dry milk in place of cocoa when I need a ...