This decadently chocolaty icing is perfect for birthday cakes, cupcakes and fairy cakes.
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this is BY FAR the nicest, creamiest buttercream icing I have EVER tasted! Huge quantities, so I halved the recipe and it gave me enough for about 30 large cupcakes - piped on!! FANTASTIC recipe thank you - It's a keeper!! - 16 Apr 2011
Altered ingredient amounts. really nice and easy to put together, was too sweet for me so added cocoa too - 08 Dec 2008
Used different ingredients. cocoa instead of chocolate - 07 Nov 2009