Chocolate Torte Frosting

Chocolate Torte Frosting


"A creamy chocolate frosting good for chocolate cakes. Makes enough to frost one layer cake."


servings 284 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 284 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 21.2 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 148 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine eggs and sugar, and mix well. Cook in a double boiler, stirring constantly until thickened.
  2. Pour mixture into a medium size bowl, and add chocolate. Beat until cool. Beat in butter or margarine.
  3. Chill frosting until thick enough to spread.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This icing is not for a beginner... you have to know how to use a double boiler correctly and don't panic when you add the chocolate that it gets lumpy because the butter smooths everything out....

Turned out excellent! My husband will eat whatever type of cake I put this on. When chilled in the fridge and then whipped in the mixer it makes a mousse-like frosting.

Delicious frosting. I used it for the Swiss Chocolate Cake, as recommended. Not overly sweet. I added ~1/3 c. powdered sugar towards the end, b/c I thought it tasted a bit too bitter. I also let...

I absolutely loved this frosting recipe. It went perfectly with the torte I made for it and also was terrific for other chocolate cakes. The texture was superb, smooth and fluffy at the same t...

i put this frosting on the marble swirl cake found on this website. i added half a cup of milk to the egg mixture before heating and i substituted the squares with unsweetened cocoa powder and a...

As someone else said, this is not frosting for a beginner. You have to continuously stir and watch it on the stove. You have to make sure that your eggs don't cook, or else you'll have scramb...

YUM YUM YUM YUM!!! This was sooooo good. I don't really like frosting made with just the powdered sugar- this was a delicious alternative!

I would give 0 star if I could. tasted really cheap and it was lumpy and not smooth.

i was looking for a great recipe for frosting that uses bittersweet chocolate and i didn't have powdered sugar, so this fits the bill. As long as you stir this constantly while cooking in the do...