Chocolate Icing

Chocolate Icing is a sweet creamy chocolate spread that is generally used to top desserts such as cakes, ice cream, puddings, cookies, cupcakes and other desserts. It can be used as a dip for coating fruit, confections and for making ganache. The traditional butter cream can also be used for making this frosting. Fruits, nuts, candy or other suitable ingredients may be included in the basic chocolate icing recipes for more sophisticated dessert glazes.

Basic Recipe for Chocolate Icing

A basic recipe for chocolate frosting includes milk, cream or butter, confectioner’s sugar, vanilla extract and cocoa powder. Butter is melted, and cocoa powder along with vanilla extract is blended in. Milk and lastly confectioner’s sugar is also added. The mix thus obtained is blended over low flame, till a smooth substance of spreadable consistency is attained.

Variation of Chocolate Icing

A popular variation of the chocolate icing is the white chocolate icing which is made by replacing cocoa with white chocolate in the basic recipe.

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How To Make Chocolate Ice Cubes

How To Make Chocolate Ice Cubes On : 30-Nov-2010 By : culinary traveller

Chocolate ice cubes make up for a wonderful chocolaty treat. Making chocolate ice cubes is easy and here’s how to make chocolate ice cubes . For children, chocolate ice cubes are a fun dessert to make and eat. Using the standard ice cube trays, you can...

350-year-old Recipe For Iced Chocolate Drink Found

350-year-old Recipe For Iced Chocolate Drink Found On : 02-Sep-2013 By : thot4food

Iced desserts, liberally sprinkled with chocolate, are nothing new and the varieties keep  growing every year. However, a recent discovery revealed how frozen chocolate desserts could actually be traced back to 1668 . The hidden recipes were discovered ...

Top 5 Ice Creams To Make This Christmas Hot

Top 5 Ice Creams To Make This Christmas Hot On : 05-Dec-2013 By : sumer

Although ice creams may feel a little out of the place around the fall, for kids and even for some of us, there is never a wrong time to have it on the menu. Since Christmas is also around the corner, there’s just no harm putting a little extra effort to...

The Ten Best Ice Cream Flavors

The Ten Best Ice Cream Flavors On : 06-Aug-2010 By : colorfulcandies

Here is a list of 10 best ice cream flavors that relieve you from the intense summer heat. Without these, the summer season feels like a punishment. Which one among these is your favorite?   1. Chocolate Chocolate...

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