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Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting for Choc. Italian Cream Cake Recipe

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Added: Monday, October 6, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 (1 pound) package powdered sugar
1/4 cup powdered cocoa
1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans
pecan halves for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Beat softened cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
Sift powdered sugar and cocoa. Gradually add to creamed mixture with vanilla extract, beating at low speed until light and fluffy. Stir in 1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans.
Spread a thin layer of frosting on tops of completely cooled layers. Stack layers and frost sides of cake. Garnish with pecan halves.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nell added canned cream to this recipe. She didn't say how much.

 

 

 

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