Creamy Chocolate Frosting II

Creamy Chocolate Frosting II

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"This is an old family recipe that is a classic. It makes enough to frost a one-layer 9 inch cake."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.8 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 30 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and chocolate over low heat. Stir constantly until melted and well blended. Add the vanilla and sugar; beat with an electric mixer. Add water gradually as you beat until it is a spreadable consistency.
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I sifted the powdered sugar first since I've previously used unsifted sugar and couldn't get the lumps out. I needed less than the 1/4 cup of water to get the right consistance for my tube pan ...

I thought this frosting was just OK. It was very easy to make which is a plus but it set very quickly and became very hard. I guess I prefer a creamier frosting. Maybe I should have added eve...

Great base recipe. I just made a few changes after reading other reviews. I used 3 squares of chocolate, then instead of adding all 2 cups of sugar at once, I added one cup, then slowly added ...