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chocolate frosting

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Robin Lieneke
Chamois, MO

Once you try this frosting. You will never use canned frosting again. Simply the best chocolate frosting I've ever eaten. It is better not to refrigerate this frosting. It loses some of it's creaminess.

(4 ratings)
yield 15 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Food Processor

Ingredients For chocolate frosting

  • 6 oz
    semi sweet chocolate pieces
  • 3/4 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How To Make chocolate frosting

  • 1
    Melt chocolate and butter in the microwave. Heating 30 seconds at a time and stirring after each 30 seconds. When smooth, set aside to cool.
  • 2
    Put powdered sugar in food processor. Pulse a couple times to get rid of lumps.
  • 3
    Add butter and chocolate mixture. Add remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Generously frosts a 9 x 13 cake or a 3 layer nine inch round cake.