Best chocolate buttercream

    Best chocolate buttercream

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    About this recipe: The only chocolate buttercream recipe you'll ever need. This three-ingredient basic buttercream is gloriously rich without being too sweet, and makes a perfect icing for sponge cakes, cupcakes and more.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 450 g chocolate buttercream

    • 100g plain chocolate
    • 150g butter, softened
    • 200g icing sugar

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Once melted, set aside.
    2. Beat the softened butter till light and creamy. Gradually add the icing sugar, beating between each addition. Add the melted chocolate and beat until well combined.

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    Reviews (3)

    kfoo32
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    brilliant so easy to make i used cadburys chocolate much better tasted lovely - 16 Jun 2013

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    2

    Used Bournville plain, luverly. - 27 Jan 2014

    jooles
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    1

    Brilliant thanks, im making mommy cupcakes for Halloween and want an icing to stick the Fondant icing strips (Bandages) to the cakes - 19 Oct 2015

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