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Chocolate Torte Frosting

Rated as 3.93 out of 5 Stars

"A creamy chocolate frosting good for chocolate cakes. Makes enough to frost one layer cake."
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Ingredients

servings 284
Original recipe yields 10 servings (2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine eggs and sugar, and mix well. Cook in a double boiler, stirring constantly until thickened.
  2. Pour mixture into a medium size bowl, and add chocolate. Beat until cool. Beat in butter or margarine.
  3. Chill frosting until thick enough to spread.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 284 calories; 21.2 22.7 5 148 142 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This icing is not for a beginner... you have to know how to use a double boiler correctly and don't panic when you add the chocolate that it gets lumpy because the butter smooths everything out....

Most helpful critical review

As someone else said, this is not frosting for a beginner. You have to continuously stir and watch it on the stove. You have to make sure that your eggs don't cook, or else you'll have scramb...

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This icing is not for a beginner... you have to know how to use a double boiler correctly and don't panic when you add the chocolate that it gets lumpy because the butter smooths everything out....

Delicious frosting. I used it for the Swiss Chocolate Cake, as recommended. Not overly sweet. I added ~1/3 c. powdered sugar towards the end, b/c I thought it tasted a bit too bitter. I also let...

Turned out excellent! My husband will eat whatever type of cake I put this on. When chilled in the fridge and then whipped in the mixer it makes a mousse-like frosting.

I absolutely loved this frosting recipe. It went perfectly with the torte I made for it and also was terrific for other chocolate cakes. The texture was superb, smooth and fluffy at the same t...

i put this frosting on the marble swirl cake found on this website. i added half a cup of milk to the egg mixture before heating and i substituted the squares with unsweetened cocoa powder and a...

As someone else said, this is not frosting for a beginner. You have to continuously stir and watch it on the stove. You have to make sure that your eggs don't cook, or else you'll have scramb...

YUM YUM YUM YUM!!! This was sooooo good. I don't really like frosting made with just the powdered sugar- this was a delicious alternative!

I would give 0 star if I could. tasted really cheap and it was lumpy and not smooth.

i was looking for a great recipe for frosting that uses bittersweet chocolate and i didn't have powdered sugar, so this fits the bill. As long as you stir this constantly while cooking in the do...