Whats Your Best Frosting/icing For Chocolate Cake?

Baking By mandy79 Updated 7 Apr 2010 , 6:19pm by mandy79

mandy79 Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 1:04pm
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Hi All,
I usually make vanilla buttercream icing with my chocolate and decided to get a little bit more exciting. Does anyone have a really good flavor frosting recipe that I can use with chocolate cake instead?
Thanks

6 replies
pianocat Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 2:36pm
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My favorite, and that of my family, is Choc. IMBC with a little coffee liquer in place of about a 1/4 of the vanilla. To make choc. I melt 1/2 semi sweet and 1/2 bittersweet choc. and when cooled a bit add to IMBC.

ceshell Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:32pm
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It all depends on what flavor you like to accompany your chocolate. My last chocolate cake had mint IMBC. It was AMAZING! Peanut butter is good too.

Narie Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:39pm
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Whipped chocolate ganache

bashini Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:46pm
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Chocolate ganache mixed with normal bc. icon_biggrin.gif

BethHansen Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:57pm
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Orange Cream Cheese - Yummy!

mandy79 Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 6:19pm
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thanks for the comments guys. I was thinking peanut butter myself but not exactly sure yet. icon_biggrin.gif

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