Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Try out this simple recipe for Chocolate Frosting - a perfect treat for kids and adults alike. Or simply serve this Chocolate Frosting for the next party at home, it's sure to become popular with your gustes!
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Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodInterest Group


 Unsweetened chocolate4 Ounce
 Egg yolks4
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Heavy cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Sweet butter1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3839 Calories from Fat 3169

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 363 g558.4%

Saturated Fat 224.2 g1120.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1549.8 mg

Sodium 376.9 mg15.7%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.8 g75.3%

Sugars 134.9 g

Protein 29 g58.3%

Vitamin A 202.5% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 119.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt chocolate in top part of double boiler over hot water.
Beat egg yolks with sugar; add cream and salt.
Pour slowly over chocolate, stirring constantly.
Cook over hot water for 5 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly.
Cream butter; add chocolate mixture, 1 tablespoonful at a time, beating until blended.
Chill until of spreading consistency.
Spread between layers and on top and sides of 7 layer cake.