French Silk Frosting

French Silk Frosting

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"A nice light chocolate frosting that has the appearance of silk."


servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, blend confectioners sugar, butter, melted chocolate and vanilla on low speed. Increase speed to high. Gradually add milk; beat until smooth and fluffy.
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  1. 96 Ratings


This really does taste like French Silk Pie! I was both surprised and impressed! (And I couldn't stop tasting it, telling myself I had to make sure it was sweet enough, chocolatey enough, the pr...

THIS IS THE BEST, BEST, BEST FROSTING!!!! There need be NO other chocolate frosting recipes after this one! Also, it is TOO easy to be so smooth and delicious ! Most chocolate frosting recipe...

This is really tasty, first time for me making frosting so I think it came out really well. I didn't have bakers chocolate so i used baking cocoa and added more milk... didn't hurt the frosting...

This is my family's all-time favorite frosting! This was my first time making mom always frosts our birthday cakes with this, and my son asked me to make a yellow cake using this frost...

I've been making FRENCH SILK FROSTING for over 40 YEARS since the recipe came out in 1964 in Betty Crocker's "FESTIVE FIXINS WITH A FOREIGN FLAIR" and below is the ORIGINAL RECIPE, which will ma...

Recipe was fairly simple to make but it was a bit dry. I would suggest adding a splash more milk. The taste got rave reviews though.

Great with black magic cake!

This frosting is absolutely divine! It is light and fluffy and spreads beautifully. In my opinion it has just the right amount of chocolate. I prefer a lighter taste, not too dark. I made no...

This frosting is smooth, silky and delicious! It's very easy to make, and it makes enough to generously frost and fill a 9-inch layer cake. The best thing about this frosting is that it's stiff ...