I Need A Killer Chocolate Buttercream Icing Please....

Baking By countrycakes Updated 23 Feb 2011 , 11:35am by indydebi

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countrycakes Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 2:58am
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icon_smile.gif I have been using the Whimsical Bakehouse whipped buttercream icing a lot here lately......many are seeming to like it. I now need a chocolate buttercream that is really good........it doesn't have to be one which will get crusty....just needs to be delish! THANK YOU!!

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joycesdaughter111 Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 3:16am
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I LOVE Martha Stewart's Recipe for chocolate buttercream. It does NOT crust, but who cares it's sooo good. thumbs_up.gif

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CakesGoneSweet Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 3:50am
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I love the Chocolate Syrup Frosting!!

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Elcee Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 4:02am
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I use a modified version of Martha Stewart's and it has a dark rich color that I really like. The tast is very rich and dark, too. My family loves it! It's on the Basket of Berries cake in my photos. As you can see, it can be used for piping. http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1878138

6 tbs Butter
6 tbs Vegetable Shortening
3 ½ cups Confectioners' Sugar
1 cup Cocoa Powder (dutch process is best)
2 tbs Meringue Powder
½ cup (prox) Milk, slightly warmer than room temperature
2 tsps vanilla (or almond, or raspberry, or orange, etc. )

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ToniRod Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 4:26am
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Tonedna's recipe is out of this world... Sooo yummy!!!


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Tea42 Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 4:51am
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I really like this one but be careful all of it will not make it to the cake!


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indydebi Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 11:35am
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The recipe on the side of the Hershey Cocoa can ... its my go-to for chocolate icing! thumbs_up.gif

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