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Chocolate Cheese Frosting

"Dark chocolate frosting. The cream cheese cuts the sweetness and gives it a wonderful tangy flavor. Perfect with the Dark Chocolate Cake."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 268 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 - 1/2 cups)

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  1. In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese, 3 tablespoons milk, confectioner's sugar, butter, vanilla, cocoa, and cinnamon to a spreadable consistency. Beat in additional milk if necessary. For a darker frosting add more cocoa or up to 4 ounces melted chocolate. Spread onto cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 268 calories; 11 g fat; 42.7 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 86 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Perfect. Some tips: beat the cream cheese and butter together until light, fluffy and free of lumps. Sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder together before adding - again, to ensure no lumps...

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The taste was both satisfying and intriguing; *chocolate* cream cheese was new to me! I used both the cinnamon as well as 1/2 teaspoon cayenne and only 3 cups sugar as opposed to 4 and only 3 T ...

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Perfect. Some tips: beat the cream cheese and butter together until light, fluffy and free of lumps. Sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder together before adding - again, to ensure no lumps...

This is an excellent frosting and I have made it a few times in the last few months before writing this review (wanted to give it a fair shake). I have found that if you eat it the same day you...

YUM! YUM! YUMMY!!! I was tempted to just eat this out of the bowl! Tangy, sweet, and awe-inspiring. I used it to frost the "Deep Dark Chocolate Cake," and the combo was amazing! I did tweak ...

Very good. I used regular cocoa and less conf. sugar..

Very good recipe, but agree with previous reviewer that it is important to let the frosting set for a bit. I made this recipe with a little added melted semisweet chocolate and slightly less su...

AMAZING. The texture and consistency of this frosting is incredible! It is dense, thick and creamy which makes it a breeze to frost a cake. The taste is amazing; not too sweet and perfect on a d...

I love this frosting. I mixed together everything except the cocoa at first and took out a portion of the white frosting then mixed the cocoa into the remainder. I then used it to fros...

Excellent recipe I used for a base. I omitted one cup of sugar and the cinnamon - I then added 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper. I then let it sit overnight and WOW! Throw away the cake and eat th...

The taste was both satisfying and intriguing; *chocolate* cream cheese was new to me! I used both the cinnamon as well as 1/2 teaspoon cayenne and only 3 cups sugar as opposed to 4 and only 3 T ...