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Chocolate Italian Meringue
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Chocolate Italian Meringue Buttercream Recipe

Keyword: buttercream recipe, italian meringue

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup milk or dark chocolate
  • ½ cup unsalted butter sliced
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee (optional)

Instructions

  • To make meringue buttercream, you’ll need to prepare Italian meringue as in the previous recipe and refrigerate it for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a bowl by microwaving until mostly melted, then set aside to cool down a bit
  • Gradually add butter cubes to the meringue bowl while mixing on a medium-high speed beating to prepare the buttercream. This should take about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Gradually add the melted but not hot chocolate to the buttercream while mixing.
  • Gradually add the melted but not hot chocolate to the buttercream while mixing.
  • Dissolve the vanilla extract with the instant coffee and pour them over the frosting.
  • Mix all the ingredients on a medium to high speed until they have a homogenous stiff mixture of buttercream frosting.
  • When the mixture is ready, transfer it to a piping bag for frosting.