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frost Fill & Pipe Simple Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Frosting  1 3/4 cups unsweetened natural cocoa  1 1/2 cups powder sugar  1 teaspoon espresso powder (optional)  1 cup heavy cream  1 cup unsalted butter, soft  1/8 teaspoon salt  2 cups confectioners' sugar  2 teaspoons vanilla extract    1) Sift the cocoa, confectioners' sugar and espresso powder, into a bowl.    2) Bring the cream to a simmer on the stove or in the microwave, and whisk into the cocoa mixture, at first the mixture will look grainy; continue whisking for a minute. It should be smooth, Set aside to cool to room temperature    5) Place the butter, salt, and 2 cups sifted powder sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat until the mixture is smooth and fluffy. Beat in the vanilla.    7) With the mixer running on low speed, add the cocoa mixture a spoonful at a time until it's all incorporated. Scrape the bowl, then beat at medium speed for one minute more. For thicker consistency add 1 cup powder sugar. Frost, fill, pipe, and decorate cakes/cupcakes   

Comments (2)

what is the weight equivalent of a "cup" please? Thanks.
Isn"t powdered, and confectionary sugar the same ?
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