CHOCOLATE VELVET FROSTING (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is an alternate frosting to use on any kind of cake. It has an excellent taste and is so easy to make.

Try it on any cake you would normally frost with chocolate.


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Serves:

Yield about 2-1/2 cups

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

12 oz
package semi-sweet chocolate morsels
2/3 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
salt
3 c
sifted confectioners sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
If you have a double boiler, use it.

If you don't, just use a heavy skillet and a saucepan.
2
Fill bottom of double boiler or skillet about 1/3 full of water and heat, but do not boil.

Turn heat down to simmer.
3
In top of double boiler or heavy saucepan, place the chocolate morsels over hot water until melted (about 5 minutes).

You can also do this in the microwave, but watch it carefully so that it doesn't burn or separate.
4
Transfer to large mixing bowl and let cool for about 5 minutes.
5
Add sour cream, vanilla extract and salt and blend together.
6
Sift and add confectioners sugar and beat until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed, and frosting is smooth and creamy.
7
Will frost two 8 or 9" cake layers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American