Chocolate icing


Chocolate icing

Nothing beats a decadent dessert topped with creamy icing.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature
  • 225-g pkg unsweetened chocolate , chopped and melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 6 cups icing sugar , sifted
  • 3/4 cup milk


  • BEAT butter for icing in a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium, until creamy, 1 min.
  • ADD melted chocolate, vanilla, salt and 1 cup icing sugar. Beat for 1 min. With mixer on medium-low, add remaining sugar in 3 parts, alternating with milk and ending with sugar. Beat on medium-high, scraping down sides of bowl as needed, until fluffy and smooth, 1 to 2 min. Makes enough icing for one cake or 24 cupcakes.