This easy chocolate buttercream gets its extra-chocolatey flavour from using both melted chocolate and cocoa powder. Perfect for birthday cakes, layer cakes and cupcakes.
This recipe makes enough icing for 12 cupcakes or to fill and coat a 2-layer 20cm round cake.
The icing here is piped onto my delicious chocolate cupcakes
. You can find all of my cupcake and buttercream flavours in my mix-and-match cupcake index
, including a dairy-free (and vegan) version of this recipe