Fudgy Nutella Frosting

Fudgy Nutella Frosting

Nutella…What’s not to like? I finally tried it earlier this year and found I really loved it! It’s great all by itself, but why not use it to kick something up a few notches, like say oh chocolate frosting! It takes your standard chocolate frosting to a whole other level!

This is simple, delicious and takes no time to whip up. It makes the perfect topping for any cake, especially a really good chocolate one! Who doesn’t love cake?

What You’ll Need:
2 sticks of butter, softened
3/4 cup of Nutella
1 cup of cocoa
1/4 cup of half and half
5 cups of powdered sugar
Cake to frost, baked and cooled (Note: I suggest chocolate cake.)

In the bowl of a mixer cream butter until smooth. Add Nutella and mix until completely incorporated. Next add cocoa and half and half and beat until smooth.

Once dairy and chocolate ingredients are completely mixed slowly add sugar and beat until smooth. Repeat this until you run out of sugar.

Spread frosting over a baked and cooled cake.

Notes: You could add in mini chocolate chips for a nice texture change. This would also be good to “dip” fruit in.

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