Chocolate Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

30 minutes prep time
Prep Time

30 minutes

serves N/A


Refrigerate until ready to use cook time
Cook Time

Refrigerate until ready to use

easy difficulty



  • 1

    In a medium bowl stir together the cocoa powder with 2-3 tablespoons of the heavy cream to form a paste. Refrigerate the remaining cream until ready to use.

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  • 2

    Add the cold cream cheese to the cocoa paste and combine with a mixer to soften for 30 seconds. Then add the sugar, salt and vanilla and continue beating to fully incorporate. You can check a small amount between your fingers. There shouldn’t be any grittiness.

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  • 3

    While the mixer is running, pour the remaining heavy whipping cream down the side of the bowl (prevents splashing) and beat until soft peak form.

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  • 4

    Spread or pipe (using a pastry bag and star tip) the frosting on layer cakes or cupcakes. This makes a generous amount of frosting and the recipe can be halved.

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