Chocolate Torte Frosting

Chocolate Torte Frosting

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

Ingredients

servings 284 cals
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Nutrition

  • 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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Directions

  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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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...