Chocolate Buttercream

Decorating By ali79756 Updated 10 Jul 2008 , 6:07am by sugarshack

ali79756 Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 3:40pm
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can someone please give me a chocolate buttercream recipe that crust i tried one that i came up with but it was not very chocolate tasting..... help please!!!! lol
thanks so much
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3 replies
TexasSugar Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 8:20pm
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Do you have a regular crusting buttercream recipe that you like? If so then you can add cocoa powder or melted chocolate to it. Just add until you get the taste that you would like. The only affect adding either to your recipe should have is making it drier. Just add extra liquid to the recipe to get the consitancy you need. I won't change the crusting factor.

SeriousCakes Posted 7 Jul 2008 , 11:15pm
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I use this recipe:

but I melt (and cool to room temp) 6 oz. unsweetened chocolate. I usually need to add a little more cream but oh man this is GOOD!!

sugarshack Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 6:07am
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mine is

2,5 sups butter
2,5 cups shortening
splash vanilla
dump in cocoa till really dark
5 pounds PS
liquid ( which for me is powdered coffee creamer mixed 1:1 with HOT water)


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