Chocolate Frosting

Steps on how to prepare a Chocolate Frosting recipe

Time

25 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

326.9

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb bittersweet chocolate (good quality)
  • 6 1/2 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder, dissolved in
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 5 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Chop chocolate into small pieces and place in ss bowl with 6 1/2 oz unsalted butter.

  2. 2. STEP

    Put over pan of simmering water.

  3. 3. STEP

    Whisk together as soon as chocolate and butter soften.

  4. 4. STEP

    Keep whisking until just melted and combined.

  5. 5. STEP

    Remove from heat and stir in espresso and vanilla.

  6. 6. STEP

    Cool to room temperature.

  7. 7. STEP

    Whisk together powdered sugar, cocoa and salt in a bowl.

  8. 8. STEP

    Place 5 oz of unsalted butter and 1/2 of the powdered sugar mixture in a Cuisinart food processor.

  9. 9. STEP

    Process scraping down sides.

  10. 10. STEP

    Add rest of powdered sugar mixture, start processor and slowly pour in cream.

  11. 11. STEP

    Process for about 10 seconds.

  12. 12. STEP

    Whisk butter/cocoa mixture together with room temperature chocolate/espresso mixture in a large bowl until it becomes shiny and smooth.

  13. 13. STEP

    Can be frozen.

  14. 14. STEP

    Bring to room temperature before using.

  15. 15. STEP

    Yield: Plenty for a 9" layer cake.

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb bittersweet chocolate (good quality)
  • 6 1/2 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder, dissolved in
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 5 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream

    Tags

    LOW PROTEIN

    < 30 MINS

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