Chocolate Buttercream

top view of a square cake covered in sugar free chocolate buttercream frosting with gold and white sprinkles, with gold candles beside it

Makes approximately 2 cups (enough to frost one 8-inch round cake or 12 cupcakes)


2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 tablespoons boiling water measure after boiling
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons confectioners erythritol
3oz sugar-free dark chocolate, melted and cooled we recommend chocolate sweetened with stevia and erythritol or monkfruit


  1. Combine cocoa and boiling water, and set aside.
  2. Beat the butter and confectioners erythritol until light and fluffy (a few minutes).
  3. Add the cooled melted chocolate, and beat on low speed.
  4. Add cocoa mixture and beat until smooth.
  5. Be sure your cake is completely cooled before frosting. And enjoy!

To melt the chocolate, microwave at 15-second intervals, stirring each time. Once the chocolate is mostly melted and a few lumps remain, do not microwave further. Stir until completely melted.

Serving: 1/12 recipe, Calories: 94, Fat: 9g, Chol: 20mg, Sodium: 0mg, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 0g, Added Sugar: 0g, Erythritol: 4g, Protein: 1g, Net Carbs: 0g.

Let's get baking! This Chocolate Buttercream is great with our Classic Yellow Protein Cake Mix and Velvety Chocolate Protein Cake Mix

front view of Keto-friendly Protein Cake Mix package in Classic Yellow flavor. package is red with a slice of yellow layer cake with whipped cream and strawberries  front view of Keto-friendly Protein Cake Mix package in Velvety Chocolate flavor. package is blue with a slice of german chocolate cake