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Chocolate Satin Frosting (VRP 005)

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Chocolate Satin Frosting

Chocolate Satin Frosting

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Chocolate Satin Frosting

Chocolate Satin Frosting


  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 3 x 1 ounce squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • California walnuts, chopped


  1. Blend sugar and water into chocolate
  2. Beat in 1/2 the egg into mixture and then beat in remaining egg
  3. Beat in the butter a tablespoon at a time
  4. Blend in vanilla extract
  5. Frosting will be thin at this point
  6. Place pan in ice water and beat until spreading consistency
  7. Spread on cake
  8. Trim by pressing walnuts around edge

Chocolate Satin Frosting

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Lisa Bredbenner

Monday 13th of June 2022

My mom had this recipe and I've used it for 40 years. Not only is it the best chocolate frosting freezes well.

Lisa Bredbenner

Thursday 7th of July 2022

@Lisa Bredbenner, you need to melt the choc before adding the water and sugar.

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