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How to make Perfect Chocolate Buttercream | Cupcake Jemma

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Hello Youtubers! I thought it was about time I showed you how to make the perfect chocolate buttercream…so here it is! I hope you guys enjoy it and let me know what you think in the comments box! Also, if you haven’t already make sure you subscribe to my channel for more free cake tips and tutorials…

Recipe –
300g unsalted butter, soft
540g icing sugar, sifted
4 tbsp milk
180g dark chocolate, melted and cooled slightly


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  1. miaraxxxx says:

    Wanting to make Lemington cupcakes for Australia Day! Is this still the recipe you use for choc buttercream?

  2. CYNTHIA LEE says:

    Long distance decorating is too cool πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ‘πŸ‘

  3. Fathima Narzana says:

    Hi good evening can I frosting rouse flowers top of the caup cake in this chocolate buttercream

  4. catherine smith-allaway says:

    Could you pipe on that buttercream or would it be too loose

  5. Gulya Swift says:


  6. Ruby and Lily says:

    When you did that long distance throw, it was magestic!

  7. Logan Williams says:

    How many cupcakes does this frost?

  8. Brogan Mumby says:

    I know this is a super old recipe so I'm wondering if there's a more up to date recipe? I need a good chocolate buttercream recipe for icing a layer cake! I have been baking for like 10 years and still yet to find my favourite buttercream recipe!

  9. Dave Kellar says:

    Shotput decorating

  10. Dave Kellar says:

    How many cupcakes worth?

  11. Tech Fan says:

    Hi Jemma
    Nice video and thanks for the tips . For how many cupcakes will this icing be enough ? I am making 12

  12. Paula Mann says:

    I would love to see you do some more long distance decorating. I am in Plymouth Devon and my bedroom needs doing !

  13. Rosalinda Miller says:

    Hello from Round Rock, TX! Have you made black chocolate buttercream with black cocoa powder? I love your videos! Thanks for sharing! 😘

  14. Selani Rathnasiri says:

    The tastiest buttercream ever. Thank you so much Jemma 😘

  15. Paula Mann says:

    Ok, that is a lot of butter cream.

  16. Bubbles Bautista says:

    i love the long distance decorating πŸ˜‚ it makes me laugh after being serious watching the procedure 🀣🀣🀣

  17. Elmi Vosloo says:

    Hi Jemma, as different countries measure cups differently, how many ml in your cup? I'm from South Africa and over here 1cup = 250ml. Thanks, I love your videos!!!

  18. Amy Guerra says:

    Invest in a kitchen scale America. Precise measurements are important to achieve her results. I switched over and get better results

  19. cdav0000 says:

    has anyone tried this with white chocolate?

  20. N Bray says:

    Hi, Could you adjust this and use white chocolate?

  21. Flurdeliz Mojica says:

    Love your long distance decorating😍🀩

  22. H O says:

    How many cupcakes can this measurement cover exactly?

  23. Anne Mansey says:

    Are your oven temperatures non-Fan?

  24. Jesse Figueras says:

    What is the percentage of the dark chocolate?? TIA

  25. Y Abhi says:

    Surely. Please do many… LONG DISTANCE videos Jemma . That buttercream looks and of course tastes WONDERFUL !!!!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŒπŸ˜šπŸ’šπŸ’›

  26. shaira talukdar says:

    Will this recipe be enough for 24 cupcakes?

  27. Mum to 3 boys says:

    Is this for 12 cupcakes? πŸ’–

  28. Lisa Webster says:

    Can you give the ingredients in U.S. measurements please.

  29. Macy Lehotay says:

    about how many cupcakes does this recipe cover??

  30. Riley Russo says:

    Is it gonna be bitter ? Since you are adding both choco powder and dark chocolate.

  31. 888chanu says:

    If i need to reduce the measurements to half, do i use the same timing or half the time as well?

  32. Nittu Ann Thomas says:

    Can we powder granulated sugar?

  33. Freya P Mistry says:

    can i use branded chocolate like lindt . Can you suggest some other brands also.

  34. Sandy Parsons says:

    Cupcake Jemma you always make my day!! πŸ’™

  35. XinYi L says:

    some recipe use the chocolate powder, which one is better?

  36. Caitlin H says:

    Here is the recipe halved

    150g icing sugar
    270g flour
    2 tablespoons milk
    90g chocolate

  37. Sarah Smyth says:

    Made this today to decorate my son's birthday cake and it turned out perfect <3 so well explained and easy to make and more than enough to cover the whole cake with some left over for some cupcakes tomorrow. Thank you so much Jemma <3 definitely subsribed for some more tips for future baking!

  38. Pishanan Poreekaew says:

    Hi Jemma! I'd like to know how many cupcakes are this recipe? Thanks! πŸ™πŸ½

  39. Libby Lou says:

    Who do I do milk turned mine to liquid

  40. Laura Langley says:

    I love the fact she throws the chocolate decorations and they land on the frosting. (little warm)

  41. Bella Muse Plays says:

    Looks soo yummy. (q◕‿‿◕q) I want to be a baker too.

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