Melted chocolate gets whipped into this melt-in-your-mouth chocolate cherry frosting. Hints for making this easy buttercream recipe that is delicious on cakes, cupcakes, brownies and cookies.
Prep Time 5minutes
Total Time 5minutes
2-4tablespoonsmaraschino cherry juice
1cupchopped maraschino cherries(drained well)
In a mixer bowl, beat the butter for 2-3 minutes until it is creamy and almost white in appearance.
Add in the powdered sugar, melted chocolate and 2 tablespoons of cherry juice until light and fluffy. (Add in additional juice, one tablespoon at a time, until the frosting is the consistency you like.)
Gently fold in the drained chopped cherries (these should be well drained so that it doesn't add more liquid to your frosting).
Frost on cupcakes, cakes, brownies or cookies.
Refrigerate leftover frosting.
The calories shown are based on the recipe being divided 12 ways, with 1 serving being 1/12 of the recipe. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.