Cooked Chocolate Frosting

Baking By Ashley0415 Updated 18 Nov 2009 , 7:25pm by Callyssa

Ashley0415 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 6:50pm
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I am attempting to make a coworker just a classic yellow cake with chocolate frosting that his mom used to make. They really like the chocolate store bought frosting texture. All I seem to find are chocolate buttercream recipes. Wouldnt this be a cooked then whipped frosting? Any good recipe I could use?

Thanks in advance!

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Callyssa Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 7:25pm
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I've never cooked, then whipped a frosting, but I think storebought is just regular buttercream? Are you asking about the kind they use on bakery cakes, or that you can buy in a can in the baking aisle? The canned kind is just buttercream; I'm sure there are all kinds of 'nasties' in there (preservatives, etc.) that may affect the taste and texture a little, but if that's what he likes, why not just buy your icing?

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