Chocolate Frosting I

Chocolate Frosting I

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"Great on the Chocolate Walnut Cookies!"
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Ingredients

servings 56 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 56 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 25 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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Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter. Add in cocoa, salt and boiling water, stirring until smooth.
  2. Add powdered sugar and beat until frosting reaches a spreadable consistency. If frosting seems too thick, add water. If it seems too thin, add powdered sugar.
  3. Spread on cooled cookies, such as Frosted Chocolate Walnut Goodies.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

This is a very smooth and easy to spread icing. I chose this recipe because there was no milk in the house, and I had just baked a Crazy Cake(another recipe I found on this site). They went to...

Most helpful critical review

This wasn't at all what I was looking for-- it was a thick chocolate mess almost like ganache but not as smooth or sweet. I had to add twice as much sugar, a tablespoon of milk and a teaspoon o...

This is a very smooth and easy to spread icing. I chose this recipe because there was no milk in the house, and I had just baked a Crazy Cake(another recipe I found on this site). They went to...

This wasn't at all what I was looking for-- it was a thick chocolate mess almost like ganache but not as smooth or sweet. I had to add twice as much sugar, a tablespoon of milk and a teaspoon o...

This frosting was very yummy!!! The taste deserves a five but overall it earns a four. The frosting was very pretty and glossy but it took a while to get it to the right consistency. It took way...

sweet & chocolaty... I was an instant star when I put this on a basic boxed cake recipe. People raved for hours.

This recipe was absolutely phenomenal. I was making a cake for my best friend's birthday and it was kind of late at night and I had no icing. So I looked on here for something easy with few ingr...

Rich in chocolate taste! Was exactly what I needed to frost 9x9 brownies. Didn't seem like enough for a full cake. I will definitely make again, but will double for a cake.

Very easy to make. I made it by hand, and was nont too tiresome. And it tasted wonderful, and had a nice texture.

This recipe can be played with to get it right but as written this is a myriad of adjectives - gooey, grainy and greasy among them, and none of them what you want in a frosting. What a shame, b...

this frosting was simple and delicious!