Bakery Style Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This is the best bakery style chocolate buttercream frosting suggested by many popular chefs that own bakeries around the world. If you want to cook and bake like a professional, then you need to try this basic chocolate buttercream frosting that can be a great part of your favorite cakes, cupcakes, pancakes, and other fun desserts of your choice.


  • 1 ¾ cups butter, softened
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a mixing bowl, apply the softened butter (room temperature); using an electric mixer on medium speed beat until creamy and smooth.
  • Turn down the speed to low, gradually apply the powdered sugar and cocoa powder and continue beating until well combined.
  • Next, fold in the heavy cream and vanilla, increase the mixer speed to medium-high, and continue whisking for 9-10 minutes until fluffy and light.
  • You can store the buttercream (covered) at room temperature for up to 3 days or keep it in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. (When removed from the fridge, allow to sit at room temperature for 90 minutes, then re-whip it for 8 min. to bring it back to life.) Frost your favorite desserts.


Bakery Style Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
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