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A round chocolate cake covered in chocolate icing and decorated with royal icing flowers

Chocolate Icing Recipe

An easy chocolate icing that works great in warm climates!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Icing
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 400 g chocolate icing
Author: Priya Maha


  • 170 g cooking chocolate chopped
  • 100 g butter salted
  • 180 g icing sugar


  • Chop chocolate into small pieces. Put it in a heat proof bowl over a pan of hot water. Stir occasionally.
  • Once the chocolate is almost melted, add the butter. Remove from heat and stir until all chocolate and butter is melted.
  • Sift icing sugar to remove any lumps. Add to the chocolate mixture and beat well.
  • If the icing is too dry, add a bit more shortening or butter.


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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