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Light and Creamy Brown Sugar and Chocolate Frosting

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars
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"A great alternative for greasy frosting. This recipe is really more like whipped cream, but still has that great frosting taste!"
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Ingredients

servings 331
Original recipe yields 2 servings (1 cup)

Directions

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  1. Pour the heavy cream into a medium bowl, and whip with an electric mixer. Add sugar, vanilla and cocoa powder; whip until stiff and spreadable. Refrigerate until needed.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 331 calories; 23.1 33.2 2.8 82 32 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This frosting is incredible! It's so easy to make too. Definitely double it. I chilled my bowl and beater for the heavy cream added the vanilla while beating it. In a separate bowl I mixed t...

Most helpful critical review

Quick and easy; tastes like mousse. Light, but rich. I would suggest tripling the recipe for most cakes, if not more, and possibly adding more vanilla. Completely smooth, which surprised me (...

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This frosting is incredible! It's so easy to make too. Definitely double it. I chilled my bowl and beater for the heavy cream added the vanilla while beating it. In a separate bowl I mixed t...

Awesome frosting! I did not think it was chocolately enough and so I melted 4 squares of 70% dark chocolate and whipped it in after I had tasted the original product. I doubled the recipe beca...

This recipe is PERFECT. I have never liked heavy, sugary buttercream frostings (or the stuff you get from the store in a can) and this is exactly the kind of frosting I love - light, fluffy, and...

Deeeeeelicious. Was great with "dark chocolate cake" from allrecipes. This recipe didn't make much frosting, though, so make sure you make enough for your whole cake (triple or quadruple the r...

the only reason i reserve a fifth star is because the frosting didnt have great texture or flavor when i used unsweetened cocoa. But after i substituted unsweetened cocoa for some instant cocoa ...

Wow. This was EXACTLY what I was looking for. Sadly.... it gets melty kinda quick so its best to use right before you serve the food its on. And I kept the cake in the fridge as well since it ...

Wonderful - very quick and easy. Loses one star for the recipe submitters name. Last thing I want to think about when baking is maggots! YUK

This frosting is seriously the BEST I've ever made. My husband didn't want a traditionally thick frosting on his b-day cake so I searched and searched for something that was more airy and mousse...

This is great!! I'm normally a big buttercream fan and don't bake with a lot of chocolate, but needed a light chocolate frosting to decorate a darker chocolate cake. This frosting makes me want...