Simple Chocolate Buttercream
- Yield: Makes 4 cups
- 1 1/2 pounds (6 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 pound confectioners sugar, sifted
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine the butter, sugar, vanilla and salt. Begin beating on low speed, increasing to high for 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally. Stir in melted chocolate.