Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Looking for an easy chocolate frosting recipe? Learn how to make chocolate frosting using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by petou

Makes 8 servings



Frosting, chocolate for 8 pieces of double-chocolate cake

Recipe Ingredients for chocolate frosting

6 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

Recipe Directions for chocolate frosting

  1. in a microwave-safe bowl, heat the chocolate at high power in 30 second intervals, stirring, until most of the chocolate is melted. Stir until completely melted, then set aside to cool to room temperature.

  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle, beat the butter at medium speed until pale and fluffy. Add the egg yolk and vanilla and beat for 1 minute, scraping down the side of the bowl. At low speed, slowly beat in the confectioners' sugar, about minute. In a small bowl, dissolve the instant coffee in 2 teaspoons of hot water. Slowly beat the coffee and the cooled chocolate into the butter mixture until just combined.

  3. Frost the two layer cake and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before slicing.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 70.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
375
Calories from Fat
269
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.9g
46%
Saturated Fat
18.5g
92%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Sodium
166mg
7%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
29.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
27.4g
Protein
1.5g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
F
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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