Chocolate buttercream frosting. This is super yummy, and makes lots. For the cake recipe, go here.
- 1 1/2 cups butter (3 sticks), room temperature
- 6 cups sifted powdered sugar (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- 1 cup cocoa powder
- 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 2/3 cup half and half or milk
Cream the butter with an electric mixer. Gradually beat in the sugar, cocoa, flavor extracts. Add enough half and half or milk until frosting reaches a good spreading consistency.