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Dark Chocolate Frosting
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Cooked fudge frosting.


Serves/Makes:3 cups

  • 3 cups (700 ml) granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml). light corn syrup
  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • 4 1 oz (28 grm). squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). vanilla
  • Combine the sugar, corn syrup, milk and unsweetened chocolate in large saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Cook to 232 degrees (100 C.) on a candy thermometer, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching.
  • Remove from heat and drop the butter on the chocolate mixture. DO NOT STIR.
  • Cool until lukewarm (about 1 hour).
  • Add the vanilla and beat until frosting is creamy.
  • Spread quickley on cake.
  • NOTE: If frosting stiffens before spreading
  • is completed, add 1/2 to 1 tsp (5 ml) water
  • and beat until smooth.

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