Christmas Tree Brownies with Buttercream Frosting. Smooth, creamy and delicious! Double chocolate brownies with chocolate buttercream frosting make a great freezer dessert. One of the kids in my class remarked that the brownies had a TON of flavor and I told them it was because I made them using Mars’ AMERICAN HERITAGE™ Chocolate. A simple recipe for chocolate buttercream frosting that you can't get wrong that tastes great on yellow cake, brownies, or straight from the bowl! The brownies have good flavor but I always find that butter is bubbling up at the sides of the pans, and the corners of the brownies look crystalize. Add in milk and beat an additional 2-3 minutes until fluffy. In a large bowl or stand mixer, use the whisk attachment* to beat the softened butter until it is fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. It never says to cream so I just mix the sugar and butter/chocolate mixture together as directed. Add half of the powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons cream**. Chocolate Frosting Recipe for Brownies or Sheet Cake. https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-a-basic-buttercream-frosting-224019 This lets the frosting freeze and get hard before the brownies are stacked on top of each other. But when it comes to icing a sheet cake or pan of brownies, this supremely fudgy chocolate frosting is just so much better. Adapted from Glorious Treats. Decoration candies (m&m’s, sprinkles etc.) Frosting brownies can sometimes be a messy task, and I find piping it on works well, and is quite quick. Enjoy! Using 1/2 baking cocoa and 1/2 milk chocolate chips provides the perfect chocolate flavoring. 1 stick of butter (salted, or unsalted), softened 1/8 teaspoon salt (if using unsalted butter) Green food coloring. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, vanilla and powdered sugar until smooth. After the frosting is in the bag, I squeeze it towards the bottom, and when ready to frost, I simply snip one of the bottom corners off of the bag. 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