White Chocolate Buttercream

filed under: Chocolate Cookies on December 16, 2011


5 from 1 vote
white chocolate buttercram
White Chocolate Buttercream
Prep Time
10 mins

If you love white chocolate this is a great recipe!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: White Chocolate Buttercream
Servings: 12
Author: Amanda Rettke
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick or 113g) butter
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup chopped white chocolate, good quality
  • 1 tablespoon milk, or more as needed
  1. Place room temperature butter and sugar in stand mixer and combine. Mixture will still seem dry.
  2. Over a double broiler (pan with 1-2 inches boiling water with heat safe bowl over top) slowly melt white chocolate.
  3. Pour melted white chocolate into mixer while on low speed. Be careful as chocolate is hot. Add in 1 tablespoon milk and turn mixer to medium. Mix for 1-2 minutes to achieve desired consistency.

I lovelovelove white chocolate.  Incorporating it into buttercream was a pretty natural progression for me.

white chocolate buttercram

This recipe will cover a dozen cupcakes or one 2-layer cake. (Not including crumb coat)

triple chocolate sugar cookie

Since this frosting is so sweet, I love pairing it with a rich dark chocolate.

Be sure to let me know what you pair it with when you try it! 🙂

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  • Amber Martin says:

    Ah I have been looking for a recipe for this so long! Thank you 😀

  • Gaby says:

    such a good recipe to have on hand this time of year!!

  • Farabi says:

    Can this be coloured with gel or liquid food colouring?

  • Kimberly says:

    I’m going to use this to frost a Green Velvet cake I a man making for St. Patrick’s Day. I’m wondering if the white chocolate powdered used for espresso drinks could work for this? I think I’ll experiment!

  • Bo. French says:

    I really liked the pound cake 🎂 it’s easy enough and comes out beautifully,