Chocolate Frosting Recipes

We'll show you how to make yummy chocolate frosting with trusted chocolate buttercream, chocolate glaze, and chocolate ganache recipes.

Staff Picks

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.67 stars
This creamy buttercream frosting makes enough to cover a 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes with chocolate deliciousness.

Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Frosting

Rating: 4.66 stars
Easy and creamy chocolate fudge frosting. Tastes heavenly. Use on cooled devil's food cake for a death by chocolate experience.

Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.55 stars
Sour cream brings the tangy to this quick and easy chocolate frosting recipe.

Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Rating: 4.31 stars
If you are looking for a good fudgy frosting for cake or cupcakes, this quick and easy recipe is the one you need.

One Minute Chocolate Icing

Rating: 4.38 stars
This is a boiled fudge-like icing

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Rating: 4.45 stars
A chocolate cream cheese frosting.

Shiny Chocolate Glaze

Rating: 4.56 stars
I know you will fall in love with this shiny chocolate glaze.

Light and Creamy Brown Sugar and Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.47 stars
A great alternative for greasy frosting. This recipe is really more like whipped cream, but still has that great frosting taste!

Chocolate Cream Frosting

Rating: 4.43 stars
This is a very easy frosting to make, not too sweet, and absolutely outstanding

The Best Chocolate Glaze

Rating: 4.85 stars
I use this glaze on brownies, Bundt® cake, ice cream, or whatever needs a little chocolate. It's rich, decadent, and oh so easy!

Best Chocolate Frosting

Rating: 4.72 stars
Best chocolate frosting recipe I've found!

Inspiration and Ideas

Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Rating: Unrated
"Wow...what an incredibly beautiful frosting! Smooth, shiny, spreadable, decadently fudgy and creamy, this is without a doubt one of the best frostings ever." – naples34102
Chocolate Ganache
Rating: Unrated
Pour it as a glaze while warm, or let it cool and whip it into a fluffy frosting.

Brownie Frosting

Rating: 4.67 stars

This frosting comes from my Mom. You can use it on made-from-scratch brownies, or give boxed brownies a special touch. Very rich and VERY good!