Vegan Dark Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate And Vanilla Cupcake
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 3 cups frosting (serves 36)
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Perfect for vegan chocolate cakes and cupcakes, this frosting is rich, delicious, and just plain good, not to mention easy to make! As with any recipe that uses only a few ingredients, take care to select good-quality ingredients to ensure that you have the best possible frosting.

What You'll Need

  • 3 1/2 cups sugar (confectioner's)
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup  soy margarine (dairy-free, 1 1/2 sticks at room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup and 1 tablespoon soy milk (dairy-free, room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces chocolate (dark dairy-free chocolate, melted)

How to Make It

  1. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the confectioners sugar and cocoa powder until well combined.
  2. Add the dairy-free soy margarine, soy milk, and vanilla extract, beating just until there are no lumps.
  3. Add the melted dark chocolate and beat until smooth.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 136
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 62 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)