Whipped Chocolate Cream Icing
photo by Bonnie G #2
- Ready In:
- 2 cups whipping cream
- 1 cup icing sugar (2 cups if added sweetness is desired, I use 1 1/2 to 2cups)
- 1⁄4 cup cocoa
- Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl.
- Add whipping cream and stir to mix.
- With beater whip as for whipping cream.
- This amount will very generously cover a large Angel cake or any other large cake.
Questions & Replies
What a great icing. I wanted a light, cream-based icing and chose this one as I know Gerry's recipes are so good. Smart move on my part. I went with 1 1/4 cups of sugar as we don't like things too sweet. This was creamy, but light-flavoured and floated on the chocolate cake I'd baked. The whole family loved it. Thanks, Gerry.
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