Wilton's Chocolate Buttercream Icing Recipe

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Wilton's Chocolate Buttercream Icing

Gail LaVasseur

By
@GailMarie1972

I got this from Wilton's website.


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Serves:

3 cups of icing

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1/2 c
solid vegetable shortening
1/2 c
(1 stick ) butter or margarine softenes
3/4 c
cocoa powder
1 tsp
clear vanilla extract
4 c
powdered sugar (1 lb) sifted
3-4 Tbsp
milk, whole

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Stiff consistency In large bowl cream shortening and butter with mixer.
2
Add cocoa and vanilla.
3
Gradually add sugar one cup at a time. beating well on med speed.Scrape sides amd bottom of bowl often
4
When sugar is all in icing will appear dry add milk beat on med speed until light and fluffy
5
Keep bowl covered with damp cloth until ready to use.
6
For beat results keep icing bowl in fridge when not in use.
7
Refrifgerate up to two weeks in air tight container. Rewhip before using.
8
Chocolate Mocha Icing- Substitute cold brewed stronge coffee for milkin Chocolate Buttercream Icing
9
Dark Chocolate Icing- Add an additional 1/4 cup coca and 1 more Tbsp milk to Choloate Butercream Icing
10
For thin (spreading ) Consistency Add 3-4 Tbsp corn syrup, water or milk.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy