Dark Chocolate Frosting

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  • Roughly chop the chocolate and put into a food processor.
  • Pulse briefly to chop fine.
  • Heat the cream in a saucepan just to the boiling point.
  • With the motor running, pour the hot cream into the chocolate and process until they are completely melted/blended.
  • Transfer the frosting to a bowl.
  • If you plan to use it immediately, chill the frosting by placing it over a bowl of ice or let it cool at room temperature.
  • It must be cool, not cold, to be spreadable.
  • Once cooled, the frosting can be whipped to create a lighter frosting variation or used as is.
  • Refrigerate the cake after applying the frosting.
  • Makes enough to frost a 2 layer cake, about 2-1/2 cups.

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  1. Great frosting, smooth and really easy to whip up. I used a half portion of this recipe with Black Chocolate Coffee Cake (Recipe #9490), and it covered the top and sides perfectly. Great combo!
  2. I've used this recipe several times and my family LOVES it. Thanks for sharing!
  3. This was so easy - thickens fast upon refridgeration - I even used lite cream - great success so thanks a lot.


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