Chocolate Buttercream Icing recipe

This decadently chocolatey icing is perfect for birthday cakes, cupcakes and fairy cakes.

Recipe provided by:Allrecipes

Ingredients

335g dark chocolate, at least 70% cocoa

450g unsalted butter

1 pinch salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

475g icing sugar2 eggs

method

1. Melt the dark chocolate, and allow to cool slightly.

2. Place the butter, salt and vanilla in a mixing bowl.

Beat with a mixer until very light and airy, about 4 minutes.

Add the icing sugar a little at a time while beating on low speed. Mix well, and beat on medium speed for about 4 minutes.

Add the eggs one at a time, and beat for 5 minutes more.

Add the melted chocolate, and beat 4 minutes.

via Chocolate Buttercream Icing recipe – All recipes UK.

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