How to make dark chocolate frosting?

Dark chocolate is the latest trend in the world of chocolate. Boasting antioxidants and flavinoids, you could even jump to the conclusion that this frosting is healthy!


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Dark Chocolate Frosting

Category: Recipes

Dark chocolate frosting


  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 2 squares dark unsweetened chocolate (try Baker's)
  • 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. In a heavy saucepan, melt butter and chocolate together over very low heat.
  2. Blend brown sugar and milk into chocolate mixture.
  3. Cook and stir to a boil.
  4. Simmer for 4 minutes.
  5. Cool, occasionally beating until thick.
  6. Frost on the cake when cool.
  7. Cakes that are frozen for a couple of hours provide the best base for frostings.