Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Layer Cake
Con Poulos
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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
30
minutes
Makes 2 3/4 cups (enough to frost an 8- or 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes)

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds
(24 ounces) semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 1/2
cups
unsalted butter (3 sticks), at room temperature

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate in a medium bowl set over (but not in) a saucepan of simmering water, stirring often, until melted. Let cool to room temperature (do not let it solidify).
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter until creamy. With the mixer running, slowly add the chocolate and beat until combined and smooth.
Sara Quessenberry
April 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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