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Rich Chocolate Buttercream

Rich Chocolate Buttercream

This recipe goes with Basic Chocolate Cake, Bûche de Noël

Southern Living JANUARY 1999

  • Yield: 3 3/4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preparation

Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts, stirring often. Remove from heat.

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add chocolate, powdered sugar, and remaining ingredients; beat until spreading consistency.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 70
  • Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 32mg
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