Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting

 Shiny, Fluffy, pretty and sweet this frosting is the perfect topping for any cake.


Shiny, Fluffy, pretty and sweet this frosting is the perfect topping for any cake.

6 oz semi sweet chocolate disks or chopped

2 sticks butter

1 egg yolk

1 tablespoon vanilla

11/2 cups confectioners sugar

splash of coffee- warm is fine

Gently melt chocolate over a double boiler. Pour into a cup and set aside to cool.

Beat butter in kitchen aide or with an electric beater until fluffy and light in color.

Add yolk and vanilla and continue to beat until mixture comes together.

In 3 increments add confectioners sugar and beat until smooth.

Add coffee and chocolate. Mix to incorporate.

Frost cooled cake.

Do not refrigerate cake just cover and leave in a cool place. A dome works well for this.

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I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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