Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Oh , its smily brilliant, excellent, yummmmmmmyyyy, i have used it on lazy dazy cake and it tastes 'heavenly' - more like puts u in paradise.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Break chocolate into 2 pieces.
  2. Bring milk or heavy cream to a boil in a small saucepan.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Now add the chocolate pieces without stirring.
  5. Cover and set aside for 10mins.
  6. Scrape into a food processor or blender.
  7. Add sugar, butter and vanilla essence.
  8. Process until the mixture is perfectly smooth.
  9. Transfer to a bowl.
  10. If necessary, set aside for a few minutes (longer if you have used cream), until thickened to the desired spreading consistency.
  11. This keeps refrigerated for upto 1 week if made with cream, or about 3 weeks if made with evaporated milk, or freeze for upto 6 months.
  12. Soften before using.

Reviews

(7)
Most Helpful

This recipe wasnt sweet at all despite the 1 1/2 cups sugar, which didnt dissolve and instead left it grainy and distasteful. If i used it, it would have ruined my sister's birthday cake! It still didnt work after hours of cooking and fixing, it just was a disaster! maybe it should use powdered sugar instead.

chef 29271 June 08, 2002

Yummy! I love this frosting. I use it on the Dark Chocolate Cake recipe (#2496). Works wonderfully.

TwinMom73 March 04, 2010

Great icing and very easy to make. I have never made icing before, and this was very easy to follow and cake out beautifully. I used evaporate milk (2%) and tasted great. And I usually do not like chocolate icing.

szczotka February 11, 2009

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