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This is my favorite frosting because it meets allergy needs and it is super adaptable, quick and easy and OH-SO-FLUFFY and GOOD!
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- 118.29 ml margarine, softened (I like Earth Balance)
- 118.29 ml shortening
- 118.29 ml unsweetened cocoa powder (dutch processed if you have it)
- 709.77 ml powdered sugar, sifted
- 59.14 ml soymilk or 59.14 ml rice milk or 59.14 ml coconut milk or 59.14 ml almond milk
- 9.85 ml vanilla extract (or extract of your choice, match to the flavor you want) (optional)
- 1Using a stand mixer with paddle or whisk attachment, cream the margarine and shortening together.
- 2Add cocoa, powdered sugar and the liquids and mix slowly until incorporated; going too fast on this step is messy -- powdered sugar clouds and splatters -- go slow until you get those mixed in!
- 3Beat on high until fluffy. It usually takes 5-8 minutes of beating in the mixer for this to get super fluffy --- you will see the texture change and the color gets significantly lighter as well. If it doesn't lighten, it isn't ready.
- 4Variations: To vary the flavor, try different extracts: almond, peppermint, orange, rum, raspberry, etc. Try using orange juice or coffee instead of the milk. This chocolate base is really a great starting point to get a ton of gourmet flavor if you're up for it! ENJOY!
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Nutritional Facts for Versatile Vegan Chocolate Frosting (Dairy Free, Egg Free)
Serving Size: 1 (57 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 406.0
- Calories from Fat 225
- Total Fat 25.0 g
- Saturated Fat 6.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 138.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 48.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
- Sugars 44.4 g
- Protein 1.4 g