Easy Vegan Chocolate Frosting (With No Refined Sugar)

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 12 servings

Use maple syrup to make a refined cane-sugar-free, vegan, chocolate-frosting recipe! This is a simple and easy frosting recipe with just four ingredients that you may even have on hand already. Just make sure to use pure cocoa powder with no added sugar to keep this chocolate frosting recipe clear of refined sugar.


  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup margarine (softened)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup maple syrup

Steps to Make It

  1. Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth and creamy.