World's Best Chocolate Frosting

Donna Phillips

By
@miss_piggy

I am a chocaholic, and this is the best chocolate frosting I have ever tasted!


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Serves:

3-layer cake

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

4 oz
unsweetened chocolate, broken up
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
(1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1/4 c
sour cream
1/3 c
milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
salt
1 box
powdered sugar
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a microwave-safe glass bowl, melt chocolate in microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Set aside.
2
Beat shortening, butter, sour cream, milk, vanilla, salt, 1 cup of the powdered sugar, and the cocoa powder in a medium-size bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in remaining powdered sugar and melted chocolate until smooth.
3
FOR 3 LAYER CAKE: Place a cake layer on pedestal. Spread with about 2/3 cup frosting. Top with second layer; spread with about 2/3 cup more frosting. Top with remaining layer. Frost top and side with remaining frosting. Garnish with chocolate curls and berries if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English
Hashtags: #frosting, #icing