Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting is perfect for cakes or cupcakes! It is chocolatey, smooth and super easy to make.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

If you're on the lookout for a silky smooth, no-fail chocolate frosting recipe, you have come to the right place. This Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting is so easy to make, you guys, and goes on just about any baked good such as Chocolate Cupcakes or Chocolate Cake or even Classic White Cupcakes. I smeared it allllll over a box-mix cake (sshhh, don't tell) a few weeks ago and it made my head spin all the way into outer space.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Welp, it's Monday and memories of this frosting have me dreaming of more baked goods. What should I make this week (cackling..)? Surely at some point I should start delivering a steady stream of healthy options. Hmm. I'll sleep on that.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Please leave a comment and let me know if you try this Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting! You know I love hearing from you. Have you downloaded the new Pip and Ebby cooking app yet? If not, you are totally missing out. There is an Instant Pot up for grabs for people who download between now and May 31st. Get on that!

Have a great Monday!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Make chocolate frosting creamier and dreamier by adding cream cheese!

Contributed by Megan Porta from

Published Apr 30, 2018

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Serves: Enough to frost 2 9-inch cakes or 24 cupcakes

Total time: 10 min



  • 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. In a large bowl, mix (using whisk attachments) the cream cheese and butter with a hand-held or stand mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add the powdered sugar, cocoa powder, milk and vanilla and mix on medium-high speed for 3 minutes.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to spread on baked goods.