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Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Classic Chocolate Layer Cake
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Makes 2 3/4 cups (enough to frost an 8- or 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes)| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:



  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.
By April, 2010

Quick Tip

Chocolate bar
The frosting will keep for up to 2 days, covered and refrigerated. Return to room temperature before using.

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