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Chocolate Fudge Frosting

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Introduction

This goes really well with chocolate beetroot cake. Or chocolate cake of any kind.

Ingredients

Serves: 1

  • 90 butter
  • 74 water
  • 125 superfine sugar
  • 375 confectioners' sugar
  • 74 unsweetened cocoa

Method

Chocolate Fudge Frosting is a community recipe submitted by and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Combine butter, water and superfine sugar in a small saucepan and stir over low heat without boiling until sugar dissolves.
  • Sift confectioners' sugar and cocoa into medium bowl and gradually stir in hot mixture.
  • Refrigerate about 20 minutes or until frosting is spreadable.
  • Additional Information

    If you want to add extra icing sugar to make it thicker, it's up to your tastes.

    makes enough to give you a nice

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    What 1 Other has said

    • This is now my favourite frosting recipe, so much nicer than sickly buttercream, thanks for sharing :)

      Posted by vawalker on 26th June 2013
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