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Vegan Chocolate Frosting

10 mins


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Indulge in this Decadent Vegan Chocolate Frosting Recipe for Your Next Dessert!

Oh boy, do I have some sweet news for you! Being a vegan doesn't mean you have to miss out on the creamy, dreamy goodness of chocolate frosting. In fact, there are plenty of delicious options out there for you to indulge in.

One popular choice is using avocado as the base. Yes, you read that right. Avocado not only adds a rich texture, but also healthy fats and nutrients. Simply blend ripe avocado with cocoa powder, sweetener of your choice, and a splash of non-dairy milk until smooth. Voila, you've got yourself a decadent frosting!

Another option is using coconut cream or coconut milk. This luscious ingredient gives a subtle coconut flavor and an ultra-smooth consistency. Whip up some coconut cream with cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy and light. Spread it on your favorite cake or cupcakes and enjoy the tropical twist.

Lastly, you can never go wrong with a classic vegan buttercream. Just swap out the regular butter for vegan butter, and you're good to go. Add some cocoa powder and a bit of non-dairy milk until it reaches your desired consistency and sweetness level.

So, there you have it. Delicious chocolate frosting options for vegans to satisfy your sweet tooth. Be sure to watch our video for instructions on making this delicious frosting. Happy baking!

  • 8 ounces Vegan Butter

  • 3.5 ounces of Coconut Milk

  • 5-8 tbsp Dutch Processed Dark Cocoa Powder (if you want it extra chocolatey, add all 8 tbsp)

  • 1 tsp instant Italian Espresso Powder

  • 1-2 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste

  • 3 cups powdered sugar

  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)


  1. Mix coconut milk with the cocoa poweder, espresso powder and vanilla bean paste. Mix well and set aside.

  2. In the stand of a mixer, cream your vegan butter untill smooth.

  3. Next add in the coconut milk mixture and whip until incorporated, stopping to scrape the sides of the mixer bowl down. Mix until just combined.

  4. Add the salt to your powdered sugar and slowly add to th mixer bowl untill mixture has been completely combined. Whip with paddle attachment for 5 mins until nice and smooth and fluffy.

  5. Use on your favorite cupcake or cake and enjoy!

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