Dark Chocolate Frosting

Dark Chocolate Frosting


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About this recipe: Rich creamy dark chocolate frosting, perfect for rich chocolate cupcakes and chocolate lovers.


  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 21/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 11/2 pounds semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 cup plus one tablespoon cocoa powder


  1. Combine cocoa and boiling water, stirring, until cocoa has dissolved.
  2. Beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  3. Add cooled and melted chocolate until combined, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
  4. Beat in the cocoa mixture.


This frosting can be stored in the fridge for Upto one week. Bring to room temperature and beat until smooth to use.

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