Smooth Double Chocolate Frosting

Smooth Double Chocolate Frosting


"I've never liked the heavy texture of buttercream icing, so I came up with this as a smooth and rich alternative. It always gets rave reviews!"
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40 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings


  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 20 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix semisweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips together in a large bowl.
  2. Bring cream to a boil in a small saucepan; remove from heat and pour over chip mixture. Stir mixture until chips are melted. Beat confectioners' sugar into chocolate mixture using an electric mixer until smooth and thin. Refrigerate until completely cooled and thickened, at least 30 minutes. Beat mixture again with an electric mixer until frosting is fluffy and light brown.


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  1. 14 Ratings

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*Note from the author*: I submitted this recipe a while ago. I've re-made it now that it was published here. It really is quite delicious! But- I need to suggest a few changes. First, it will ta...

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I guess I'm not in the majority. I found this to be a lot of work to get it to be thick enough. I think it wouldn't need so much work if you were putting this on a flat top cake that was still...

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*Note from the author*: I submitted this recipe a while ago. I've re-made it now that it was published here. It really is quite delicious! But- I need to suggest a few changes. First, it will ta...

Excellent!. Unlike some greasy frostings, this is light and fluffy - and not too sweet! It has a very nice rich flavor. I'd give it 6 stars if I could!

wow! this frosting is incredibly good! This essentially ends tasting much like chocolate mousse. It's very rich, creamy and chocolaty but also light and smooth. Very nice alternative to the ...

Just as the other reviewers stated, this is crazy delicious. I didn't have white chocolate chips so i just doubled up on regular chocolate. i made the frosting first then let it chill in the fri...

This is seriously the most delicious frosting I've ever tasted. You can eat it out of the bowl with a spoon and forget the cake all together. It takes much longer than 30 minutes to firm up enou...

This frosting is so incredible. It comes out so creamy and smooth in the end. My cousin and I made this for a black magic cake that is also on this site. We put a bit more semi chocolate than wh...

Excellent frosting! I have a new favorite. I did follow your note and leave in the fridge for about an hour and half. Perfect!

This is gr8! It turned out perfectly for my cupcakes!

This is seriously one of the best frostings I've ever tasted. I ate it on top of a cupcake but honestly the cupcake is totally unnecessary. I love that it's got a rich semi-sweet chocolate taste...

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