Fudgy Dark Chocolate Frosting

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Prep time 3mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 12

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  • 12 tablespoons butter
  • 4 1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/20 pound confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk


  • Step 1

    In a microwave- safe bowl, microwave chocolates and butter together in 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until the mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla.

  • Step 2

    Add the powdered sugar to the bowl of a stand mixer. Slowly pour the chocolate mixture in with the mixer running.

  • Step 3

    Add the milk in intervals, only adding as much as needed to obtain a smooth and spreadable frosting.

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