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CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING Recipe

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This recipe for CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING, by , is from GRAMMY'S FAMILY COOKBOOK : A SELECTION OF OUR FAMILY'S FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
AUNT BERTHA HUBER
Added: Thursday, January 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
2 c powdered sugar
1 1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, beat butter on medium speed of electric mixer 1 minute or until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.Place chocolate morsels in a small microwavable dish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1-1 1/2 minutes, stirring after each 20-second interval until melted and smooth. Add chocolate to butter mixture. Beat at medium speed until smooth, scraping sides and bottom of bowl, if necessary. Frost cooled cake with frosting. Using decorator tips and bag, pipe a decorative border around top edge and bottom of cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 3 1/2 cups frosting (enough to frost one 8- or 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes)

 

 

 

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