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Chocolate Custard Frosting

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
9 reviews
2 comments


recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   3 cups

  

recipe id: 18876
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 dash salt
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, grated
1 cup boiling water
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

directions

Mix sugar and cornstarch; add chocolate and salt. Add water. Cook until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Spread on cooled cake.


nutrition

31 calories, 1 grams fat, 5 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium.
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This recipe is my favorite, but only when paired with chocolate deviled cake...awesome!



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I did not enjoy this recipe as much. Mine turned out beautiful and glossy looking but a bit too thin to cover the sides of my cake. Also, it was not as rich because it called for water instead of milk.




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It was awesome and easy to make. I used mini semi sweet chips and it turned out great. Then just poured it on a 9X13 cake and was a perfect amount. Loved it!



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What a super easy great recipe! I used coco powder too and it turned out very well. This is the easiest, quickest, fewest ingredient-ist frosting recipe ever. Thank you!



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Recipe was easy and perfect for yellow cake. I used 2/3 cup sugar and and about 2/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips because I was out of baking chocolate.



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It's not thick like frosting. Doesn't harden, so it's not a glaze either. I think it's more like a chocolate syrup in consistency. Tastes ok though.



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Jan 21, 2007

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I was looking for a recipe that didn't use powdered sugar. Plus, this recipe happened to use up the exact amount of chocolate and cornstarch "leftovers" that I had. Not bad for "in a pinch."



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This was a delicious, easy recipe. I used powdered cocoa (3T= 1 oz) and it was great! I will absolutely use it again.



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