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Chocolate Protein Frosting

This decadent vegan chocolate protein frosting recipe is a great healthy option for cakes or cupcakes.

Recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie (chocolatecoveredkatie.com)

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 3 /4 cup


  • 2 tbsp regular or dutch cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp protein powder - I recommend Laird Superfood Renew Plant-Based Protein
  • 2 tbsp milk of choice
  • 4 tbsp pure maple syrup, or stevia to taste
  • 4 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter, or allergy friendly sub


  • If not already soft, gently heat nut butter until easily stir-able. Blend everything together until smooth. It's smoothest if you use a small blender or food processor but can definitely be done by hand. For the stevia version, add extra milk of choice as needed. For optimum freshness, store leftovers in the fridge for up to 10 days.  
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The protein frosting is great on this Vegan Chocolate Mug Cake.