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Dark Chocolate Frosting

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontazs; Styling: Amy Burke
Total time 30 mins
Yield

Makes about 2 cups

Three ingredients is all you need to create a perfectly-rich, super-simple chocolate frosting.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-oz.) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter

How to Make It

  1. Microwave semisweet chocolate morsels and whipping cream in a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 2 1/2 to 3 minutes or until chocolate begins to melt.

  2. Whisk until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Whisk in butter; let stand 20 minutes. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture forms soft peaks. Use immediately.