The Best Chocolate Frosting (with Greek Yogurt)

October 14, 2013
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Author Notes

Rich chocolate frosting make with Greek Yogurt... You'll never make another chocolate frosting again —Jamie

  • Makes 12
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup confectioners surgar
In This Recipe
  1. Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add in the sugar and cocoa powder and combine. In a measuring cup, whisk together in heavy cream, yogurt, vanilla and espresso power. Slowly add to the cocoa mixture and whisk until smooth.
  3. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is hot (don’t let this boil, burnt frosting= gross). Remove from heat
  4. Sift confectioners sugar to remove any lumps, and add to the frosting mixture, whisking until smooth.
  5. Cool frosting at room temperature for about 2 hours, whisking every now and then.

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