Mint Buttercream Frosting With Dark Chocolate Glaze Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 6)
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Reviewed: Apr. 8, 2008
It was very good. Very sweet, so the bitter chocolate went well. I actually used bittersweet chocolate. I also added a few tablespoons of white sugar to the chocolate glaze. It was little grainy, so next time I will add the sugar earlier. I baked a dark chocolate cake, and layered with a little of the mint frosting, and some chocolate mint cookies. Then made the frosting a pale green, frosted the whole cake, and poured the glaze over it. It was beautiful. Next time I want to try mint patties in the layers (yum). :cD Thank you for sharing.
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Reviewed: Jan. 2, 2008
I used this frosting to top some chocolate fudge, it was great. The fudge was in an 8 by 8 pan so I cut the recipe down to 3 cups sugar, 6 T. butter a pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract and about 1.5 tablespoons milk. The frosting was perfect for the fudge.
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Reviewed: Sep. 25, 2007
A little confused. shouldn't there be a little bit of powdered sugar in the glaze to make it slightly sweetened. I love dark chocolate but it just seems extreme to not add any sweetner. I made this recipe right now and the frosting is delicious. if you don't like your mint to strong i recomend using 1/2 of a teaspoon and I added 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar to the glaze. it makes for a great presentation and I loved it on my brownies.
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Reviewed: Apr. 24, 2007
the frosting is wonderful... I added green food coloring as well to liven it up. However, the glaze is gross. It was way too bitter for my taste. I ended up adding a bit of milk and more sugar to make it into a chocolate frosting.
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Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2005
This was good for something different. I used it on the peppermint chiffon cake (on this site). I think it would be good on a plain chocolate cake.
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Reviewed: May 23, 2000
At first, the mint buttercream seemed a bit too sweet, but after the chocolate glaze is added, it worked great. I used this frosting with a simple chocolate cake, with thin mints between the layers. The result was great!
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