2 packages of cream cheese
1 1/2sticks of room temperature butter
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar(use more if desired)
1 1/2tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup good quality cocoa powder
1 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate, melted and cooled
Mix cream cheese until smooth, add butter and mix until smooth, add powdered sugar and mix on low speed until combined, increase the speed and beat for 2 minutes until smooth, on low speed add cocoa powder, mix until combined and smooth, add vanilla extract, chocolate liqueur(if using), melted chocolate and beat until combined and smooth, add heavy cream, until smooth. If frosting gets too soft, chill it for 15 minutes, if you leave it longer it may get too hard to pipe.Frost the cupcakes or a cake.