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Creamy Vegan Chocolate Frosting

This chocolate frosting is perfect for the chocoholics in your life! It’s so thick and creamy and amazing, and always my go-to when chocolate frosting is called for.

Here’s how to make it:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening on high speed for 30 seconds or until it’s fluffy and smooth.
  2. Add 2 cups powdered sugar, the vanilla and 5 Tb. almond milk and mix on low for 20 seconds.
  3. Next, add the remaining powdered sugar, almond milk, cocoa powder, and salt and mix on low again for 20 seconds.
  4. Afterwards, switch to high speed and cream for about 1 minute or until the mixture is fluffy and resembles frosting.

If you decide to try this chocolate frosting, please leave a rating and a comment below – I’d love to know what you think! Thanks a bunch.

Creamy Vegan Chocolate Frosting

This chocolate frosting is perfect for the chocoholics in your life! It's so thick and creamy and amazing, and always my go-to when chocolate frosting is called for.
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Course: Dessert
Keyword: Dairy free Frosting, Vegan Chocolate Frosting
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Equipment

  • Stand or hand mixer

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 4 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar, divided
  • 10 Tb. Original Unsweetened Almond Milk, divided
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup + 4 Tb. Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening on high speed for 30 seconds or until it's fluffy and smooth.
  • Add 2 cups powdered sugar, the vanilla and 5 Tb. almond milk and mix on low for 20 seconds.
  • Next, add the remaining powdered sugar, almond milk, cocoa powder, and salt and mix on low again for 20 seconds.
  • Afterwards, switch to high speed and cream for about 1 minute or until the mixture is fluffy and resembles frosting.

Notes

Makes enough frosting for 24 cupcakes or a 2-layer round cake
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Comments

Lizzie D

according to your website you promote healthy nutrition, but a recipe with shortening is far from healthy. I understand it makes for a creamy frosting but has no health benefits at all & should be avoided. Healthy food can taste delicious without adding these artery clogging ingredients.

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