Because it's whipped, this frosting doesn't feel heavy or dense even when served straight from the fridge; its cool, creamy consistency will melt in your mouth just like a spoonful of cheesecake.My approach uses roughly 70% less sugar than a recipe based on powdered sugar, meaning that this frosting behaves more like cream cheese, giving it a wonderful stability. love the look of this cake frosting!! Be careful not to heat it over too high a heat, or the sugar will start to turn to candy (which will make the mixture crunchy). However I live in the UK and I don’t really know what I could replace the corn syrup with? I tried making this several weeks ago and it was one of my biggest kitchen flops! Thanks Holly- my issue is a “Best Of” so they obviously collect recipes from different issues. For a gluten-free and dairy-free version, try this vanilla frosting recipe. The older and more obscure, the better. I added a full 1/2 cup of cocoa powder to the buttercream to make a frosting with a big chocolate flavor. Old-Fashioned Chocolate Frosting Our Best Bites. How will this frosting freeze? I’m glad I’m over here having a conversation with myself…, Lol! So excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks!!! Like my cake pans, food coloring, piping bags, etc. Bring to a boil and cook, without stirring, for 1 minute. dinner recipes (Opens a new window), Sign up for our newsletterand we'll send you And it was a big hit! 16 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped (I measured 16oz chocolate chips on a kitchen scale, it’s a teeny bit more than 2 1/2 cups.) It sounds good though and I might have to give it a chance, after I make the chocolate one, of course. Could I use a regular egg beater to do the last step? I am always on a hunt for good tasting frostings. So good! I’m pretty sure something biological happened to me about the same time I became a mother. And today, with a new carton of whipping cream purchased, and baby down for a nap, I head to the kitchen. What did I do wrong?!? http://www.flickr.com/photos/28774861@N08/5752369572/in/photostream. This may be a dumb question but would salted butter work if I left out the salt in the recipe? This frosting looks to die for! You know, for good measure. That being said, I have often used chocolate chips and *I’ve* never had a problem. hmmm, I really don’t know Angela. I cooked my sugar stuff way too long I guess, I was trying to go the 4-5 minutes…but that was no bueno. i assembled my layers with frosting between each. Is it just me or does this frosting take FOREVER to whip. I’d say this one is better for smearing on a cake or cupcake whereas the other would be better for piping. Hi Sara No lie, yellow cake with chocolate frosting is such a tradition in my family, it’s what my sister and her husband had for their wedding cake. I think you could use sweetened condensed milk instead of corn syrup. I recently whipped up a red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting (of course!) Would it be too sweet with milk chocolate? I substitute with it all the time and like it just as well, if not better. I started going through the pictures for this cake and realized the post would quickly turn into a novel, so I’m splitting it into two installments. Place bowl on stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment and beat on medium-high speed until frosting is light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes. I use mine ALL the time. Then you can pop the paddle attachment on your mixer and start whipping. This frosting is great on donuts, over ice cream, and on a classic white cake. Add melted chocolate, butter mixture, and cream to clean bowl of stand mixer and stir to thoroughly combine. My mouth is watering just thinking about a cake topped off with this easy chocolate frosting recipe. I LOVE CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!! By the time we ate it, it was thawed enough again and was perfect. 2 teaspoons vanilla ohh, that would be so good. So, disaster frosting turned into removing hard sugar and using now chocolate sauce over my consoling bowl of vanilla ice cream. Not sure what to do. OMG the cake and frosting we UNREAL. I am a collector of cookbooks. dinner recipes. I just tried making this recipe with milk chocolate…and for those of you milk chocolate lovers….YUM! I failed my own children as I did not give them that “gourmet” treat as often as my mom did for me! This frosting will get hard and crack sometimes. Ah! The yellow one is totally next on my list! Sara, this chocolate frosting looks out of this world delicious! Do you think that I could use milk in place of the heavy cream? THIS WAS AMAZING! Here’s a tutorial on what exactly that drizzle recipe is for the tops of cakes, pastries and breads. THanks . thanks sooooo much for the tips, i hope the cake isnt to hard cause my Boyfriends bday is coming up and he will love this! 2 tsp. Depends on a lot of things. It’s definitely one of the best chocolate cakes I’ve ever tasted. I cooled it, checked temp, went over all the steps. LOL! Maybe a way to make stiffer frosting. I have a confession. 1 3/4 cup flour This frosting is the best we have ever tasted!! I agree with you, yellow cake with chocolate frosting is where it’s at! There is no way this would ever spread over a cake though. I love how perfectly this cake cuts and presents itself. When it begins to bubble around the edges turn the heat off and keep stirring for 1 minute. Thank you so much for this incredible receipe! chocolate (you can substitute cocoa if you don't have the squares) 1 egg (unbeaten) 1 tsp. Thanks! I need the cake recipe NOW! This post is perfect timing. , I just want to eat it by the spoonful! Chocolate Frosting with Cocoa Powder and Powdered Sugar is my go-to basic chocolate frosting recipe. And I wouldn’t by any means call myself a chocolate snob (because I’m pretty sure anyone who makes that proclamation wouldn’t be on their hands and knees in the pantry looking for old chocolate chips)  but I do have an appreciation for quality chocolate. In a large heavy saucepan, melt the butter, sugar, milk, and vanilla over low heat until the sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. I’m so good! .any tips on preventing this? I made a fudgy frosting with just sweetened condensed milk and melted chocolate chips, similar to an easy fudge recipe I have. URGH! Thanks anyway! Bring to a rolling boil and cook for 8 minutes, stirring constantly. Then beat the icing … Woo Hoo! Did you figure out how many cups it is? You have mighty willpower, Sara! And also some heavy cream. Thank you for the support!Support B\u0026B Directly: https://paypal.me/bakingncreamThis was not a sponsored video. 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