Chocolate Frosting Recipes

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Creamy Chocolate Frosting

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I've been using this chocolate frosting recipe forever, and several friends now use it as their 'favorite frosting!' It's smooth, creamy and not-too-dark. I just wanted to share it with chocolate lovers everywhere! It will frost, but not fill, an 8 or 9 inch layer cake.

Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Frosting

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Easy and creamy chocolate fudge frosting. Tastes heavenly. Use on cooled devil's food cake for a death by chocolate experience.

Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting

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Sour cream brings the tangy to this quick and easy chocolate frosting recipe.

Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting

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If you are looking for a good fudgy frosting for cake or cupcakes, this quick and easy recipe is the one you need.

One Minute Chocolate Icing

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This is a boiled fudge-like icing

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

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A chocolate cream cheese frosting.

Shiny Chocolate Glaze

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I know you will fall in love with this shiny chocolate glaze.

Light and Creamy Brown Sugar and Chocolate Frosting

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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!

Chocolate Cream Frosting

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This is a very easy frosting to make, not too sweet, and absolutely outstanding

Chocolate Ganache

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This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like.

German Chocolate Cake Frosting

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Coconut Pecan Frosting for German Chocolate Cake.

Satiny Chocolate Glaze

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A glossy chocolate glaze to drizzle over a Bundt cake. It's also great on cookies and doughnuts.

Inspiration and Ideas

Caroline's Chocolate Fudge Frosting

"Wow...what an incredibly beautiful frosting! Smooth, shiny, spreadable, decadently fudgy and creamy, this is without a doubt one of the best frostings ever." – naples34102

Chocolate Ganache

Pour it as a glaze while warm, or let it cool and whip it into a fluffy frosting.

Easy White Chocolate Ganache

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I whipped this up one day to put over a chocolate cake I made in a Bundt® cake pan. If you like white chocolate, you'll like this ganache.