Super Creamy Chocolate Frosting
This Super Creamy Chocolate Frosting recipe is whipped until it comes together with a creamy, light and velvety consistency. In most cases, it’s the frosting that gives a cake it’s perfect definition. If the frosting is dry or not good enough to taste, then it doesn’t matter even if the cake tastes good. That’s why it’s very important to get the flavors right in any frosting recipe. This is an unbelievably easy frosting recipe you can use either for frosting cakes or cupcakes. Although, it’s tempting to buy a store-bought frosting for the mere purpose of convenience, it is not always the best bet. If you compare the two, you’ll notice how decadent and delicious a homemade frosting recipe is. Besides, you never know what ingredients are added in a readymade frosting and not to mention the harmful preservatives. This is the best chocolate frosting recipe you'll ever come across. You have to try it to know what we mean!
Makes enough to frost a cake or 12 cupcakes
This is a printable recipe.
8 ounces chocolate (milk, semisweet or dark), melted and cooled
1 1/4 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup confectioners' sugar
3/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder
Pinch of salt
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In the top of a double boiler, melt the chocolate. Turn of the heat but leave the chocolate on the stove to stay soft.
Place the butter, sugar, cocoa and salt to a food processor and pulse for 30 seconds.
Add corn syrup and vanilla extract and pulse for 10 more seconds.
Scrape the sides of the bowl down if needed.
Add the melted chocolate and pulse until creamy.
The frosted cupcakes can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
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Nutrition Facts for:Super Creamy Chocolate Frosting From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Chocolate, unsalted butter, confectioner's sugar, Dutch-processed cocoa powder, salt, light corn syrup, vanilla extract.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet* The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings * Per Serving:Calories 377, Calories from Fat 229, Total Fat 25.5g 39%, Saturated Fat 16.5g 82%, Cholesterol 55mg 18%, Sodium 164mg 7%, Potassium 212mg 6%, Carbohydrates 38.9g 13%, Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%, Sugars 24.8g, Protein 2.6g, Vitamin A 13%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 5%, Iron 7%
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