Chocolate Brownie Frosting (only 6 ingredients)

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With just 6 ingredients, whip up this decadent chocolate brownie frosting that will elevate your brownies to the next level. In just 15 minutes, you’ll have a frosting you’ll want with every brownie you eat.

Here's what you'll need...

You'll Need:

– 6 tablespoons unsalted butter – 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar  – 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder – 2 tablespoons heavy cream – 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt


Add butter to a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 - 3 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the mixer as needed.


Add confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder; mix on medium-low speed until combined.


Add the heavy cream, vanilla bean paste, and fine sea salt to the mixer and beat until combined.


Set the mixer to medium-high speed and allow the buttercream to beat for an additional 5 minutes until light and fluffy.


Spread frosting on top of a 9 x 9 inch (23 x 23 cm) pan of brownies using an offset spatula.

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