ohh, that would be so good. Feb 10, 2020 - Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frosting made without Powdered Sugar 1 tsp. It looked and tasted great. I think . I made this cake and frosting tonight and it was the bomb! 1 teaspoon salt i assembled my layers with frosting between each. I made this frosting for my sons birthday cake! 2 cups butter, softened; 9 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted; 2-1/2 cups baking cocoa, sifted So chocolatey but light and fluffy. Super yummy. However, it does taste delicious! chocolate (you can substitute cocoa if you don't have the squares) 1 egg (unbeaten) 1 tsp. EVER! I was actually super impatient when I made this and didn’t wait for it to cool enough that the mixture was sticking to the sides of the bowl. This … You might have to chill it or warm it when it’s time to use it depending on the temperature along the way. Thank you . Not sure what corn syrup is like. It’s very soft Bea. Never hardens. Then the milk, vanilla, and sugar. I don’t want to ruin the frosting by making it too cold. I made it many years ago. Hi Sara thanks! I made a white layer cake and this frosting made it so good! Definitely the right texture for a plop and spread frosting, as it would never hold up in a bag. It’s definitely one of the best chocolate cakes I’ve ever tasted. Thanks. This is more of a frosting that would go on brownies, or a cake that is in a pan. I have to do a chocolate cake this weekend and need a good recipe. Lisa, I feel your pain! If it were me I’d just spread it on. I bet it would taste great if you like it a little sweeter. I got my chocolate tooth when I started having kids too, but only in baked form. and I’m giving this cake another shot. 1/4 cup cocoa powder This looks great and I will definitely be trying it out, but I’ve got a question for you. I’m an idiot! I failed my own children as I did not give them that “gourmet” treat as often as my mom did for me! I need the cake recipe NOW! No more stopping to scrape the sides. I just popped it in the fridge for 10-15 minutes and it was perfect. The layers were sliding because of the frosting! Hello i just made this cake today, together with the frosting! Will that work? As soon as it’s all melted together and the sugar is dissolved, add it to a large bowl along with…, the chocolate. Learn how your comment data is processed. Best cake ever! Add chocolate, butter and rest of milk. Many old-fashioned recipes call for a “Powdered Sugar Glaze or frosting. I love how perfectly this cake cuts and presents itself. No lie, yellow cake with chocolate frosting is such a tradition in my family, it’s what my sister and her husband had for their wedding cake. Good Luck! LOL can’t wait to try this (but I don’t have a paddle attachment for my mixer, what can be used in place of one). However I live in the UK and I don’t really know what I could replace the corn syrup with? But still yummy! I added a full 1/2 cup of cocoa powder to the buttercream to make a frosting with a big chocolate flavor. Glossy Chocolate Frosting. Cooks Illustrated Best Recipes Issue, 12/09, 16 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped (I measured 16oz chocolate chips on a kitchen scale, it’s a teeny bit more than 2 1/2 cups.) It has the same consistency as corn syrup but supposed to be better for you…not sure that it really is though The brand I used was Xagave and I found it at the Bosch kitchen store but I’m sure it’s sold in lots of other stores too. , I just want to eat it by the spoonful! I don’t know Erin…you would then have to leave out the cocoa powder as well and that would change things. And I don’t like it overloaded with sugar- the darker the better in my book. In a large bowl mix together butter, powdered sugar, and unsweetened cocoa powder. So my whipped frosting was reeealy soft. I agree with you, yellow cake with chocolate frosting is where it’s at! Bring to a rolling boil and cook for 8 minutes, stirring constantly. Old-Fashioned Chocolate Frosting Our Best Bites. You’d have to refrigerate it for a bit to pipe it. There was a blue M&M lodged under our computer desk for a while and I have to admit I thought about eating it often. URGH! I have a confession. it completely fell. I use it for my Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake and on my Famous Rocky Road Brownies. Lol eat it up! 8 Tbs (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbs corn syrup 2 … It’s more labor intensive than beating some butter, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder together but it’s sooo worth it. oh this icing looks like the icing from a cake i tried at a bakery a little while ago! 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Sign up for our newsletter and get (Opens a new window) I haven’t made that other one in a long time so I think I’d have to see them side by side to make a really good comparison. and when combined with the chocolate cake, it’s perfection. Will let you guys know of the taste but judging from previous comments, I think it shouldn’t be too bad at all!:). I’ll have to try it again tho…. Too bad I ate way too much frosting before it was actually on the cake and then I couldn’t finish my piece. 3 eggs. Seriously, are you totally trying to sabatoge my diet??? I made the chocolate cake for her birthday cake. I read some of the comments and added more cream. I may have to invent a reason to make some cake and frosting. Enjoy! I wanted to share a link with you though: http://www.amazon.com/SideSwipe-KitchenAid-Bowl-Lift-Stand-Mixers/dp/B0027YOW8S/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1304973463&sr=8-3. 4 cups confectioners’ sugar (it’s also called icing sugar or powdered sugar, depending on where you live) 2 tablespoons milk; 4 tablespoons milk; How to make old fashioned buttercream. My own self! FYI I baked using the High Altitude adjustments that Cady listed below and it is perfect!! Add melted chocolate, butter mixture, and cream to clean bowl of stand mixer and stir to thoroughly combine. I follow the directions. Evey time I watch that movie I crave a homemade Chocolate Cake. I don’t have a stand mixer or anything. Just buy yourself a bunch of Hershey bars (or your favorite brand of milk chocolate). I’ve always been in love with all sorts of chocolate. I’m drooling at my keyboard and trying to figure out a reason to make this that will satisfy my husband who is trying to eat healthy and keeps getting mad at me when I make treats. Its our new family favorite. Old Fashioned Yellow Cake with Chocolate Icing! 1 cup buttermilk Or would I have to use another receipe altogether? . And that I don’t have the stuff to make the frosting. I hope so!!! I only have a bar of semi-sweet bakers chocolate, will that work too? 1 1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons sugar 4 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped Also make sure to visit my website, follow all my social medias, and visit the Baking \u0026 Buttercream store. Everyone in  my opinion needs a great, basic, go-to chocolate cake recipe. Not light and fluffy. Old Fashioned Chocolate Frosting is simple, yet delicious. The yellow one is totally next on my list! Blend in the sugar, a half cup at a time, beating well after each addition. The flavor is so perfect. You know, for good measure. I forgot to ADD THE CREAM! I’ll have to double check on my scale for ya. Would your other chocolate frosting recipe work better? This frosting is mine! Then beat the icing … I literally spend HOURS staring at both recipes trying to decide which to make. I used the other frosting recipe because use said it was better for piping. any idea of how many cups of chocolate chips is 16 oz.? Stir with rubber spatula until completely smooth. Easy Chocolate Frosting Recipe Ingredients. Thanks! And I wouldn’t by any means call myself a chocolate snob (because I’m pretty sure anyone who makes that proclamation wouldn’t be on their hands and knees in the pantry looking for old chocolate chips)  but I do have an appreciation for quality chocolate. Not sure what to do. Tell me down in the comments any ideas you have for a future video including baking ideas, challenge video ideas, or Q\u0026A questions. https://www.yummly.com/recipes/chocolate-frosting-with-no-powdered-sugar (mixture will … And today, with a new carton of whipping cream purchased, and baby down for a nap, I head to the kitchen. Stir in powdered sugar… ... American buttercream is a mixture of butter and powdered sugar with a little milk or cream. Only if you’re storing long term. This is a SideSwipe blade. I’m surprised at the comments, which is why I always take the time to read them. Anyways, I do have a small question, I am using this frosting to pipe on my cupcakes, perfect when the cupcakes are not in the sun or the heat. 1 3/4 cup flour THanks . I probably wouldn’t adjust the sugar *too* much though. And while there’s a time and a place for boxed cake mixes, everyone needs a good homemade, from scratch recipe. No joke, this would be SO good for dipping stuff into. Did you figure out how many cups it is? She does however love white chocolate. Just kidding. Will this frosting hold up? Mar 15, 2019 - Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frosting made without Powdered Sugar 3 cups sugar 2/3 cup cocoa dash of salt (1/8 tsp.) So does this cake need refrigeration because of the cream in the frosting? I should also note that the texture is so light and soft, and whippy, that this frosting would probably be best for slathering- like smeared all over a cake, or just plopped on top of cupcakes, as opposed to piping. thanks sooooo much for the tips, i hope the cake isnt to hard cause my Boyfriends bday is coming up and he will love this! The beautiful, glorious, melted chocolate. I’m glad to have found your beautiful blog and am going to explore more of your recipes! I’m so good! I almost was and I’m so glad I stuck with the recipe and made this frosting. Super easy to make. Oh, if you get this tonight, I would appreciate it so much if you would PLEASE email it to me. I use mine ALL the time. it has been going in the kithenaid for 10 minutes and is not whipping up at all. It sounds good though and I might have to give it a chance, after I make the chocolate one, of course. Ivy@Malaysia. This looks amazing! Thank you! How much frosting does it make, more or less than the sugar cookie recipe gives you? When it begins to bubble around the edges turn the heat off and keep stirring for 1 minute. I have a kitchen aid with a paddle attachment and followed the recipe exactly. I must’ve just had too much chocolate to begin with (I dont have a scale so I didnt weigh it). Can’t wait to try this on it! I am already trying to think of an occasion to make this! Hee hee, I am also more of a yellow cake fan, but this is making my mouth water. Melt Chocolate in heatproof bowl set over a saucepan containing 1 inch of barely simmering water, stirring occasionally until smooth. Then I put it into the fridge until we left. baking powder. I’m at 6200ft and these adjustments worked perfectly!! I tried making this several weeks ago and it was one of my biggest kitchen flops! Awesome! I made this tonight for my daughter’s bday and I cooked the butter/sugar mix too long or too high because when I poured it into the bowl with the melted chocolate and cream it seized up and I had lumps of caramel in my frosting. I have a question for you. 2 teaspoons vanilla I still tastes delicious…but it’s not even remotely close to being able to use to frost a cake. You could try chilling the cupcakes and just bringing them to room temp right before serving. I’m not the world’s best baker but I’d like to think I’m actually pretty good – better than average. .any tips on preventing this? The modifications that I’ve found for an altitude similar to Salt Lake City (4000 feet) are to follow the directions given, but change the ingredients to: No powdered sugar needed. ?… I cant wait to try it!!!! No chocolate bars here. For anyone wondering, if you make the recipe as written at a high altitude, it will fall every time and make you say bad words. Your email address will not be published. How will this frosting freeze? 1 cup buttermilk. Add some sprinkles and relive your youth! This frosting looks to die for! Don’t be turned off by the number of steps here. The frosting is in the fridge right now, I’m hoping I can salvage it… of course I think it’s mostly cosmetic, I will prob still enjoy eating a plate of piled with chocolate (since I don’t see it holding any form! And also some heavy cream. Abbie x. I will definitely make this cake!!! I guess I will have to try the frosting with my old chocolate cake recipe and try this one next time. hmmm, I really don’t know Angela. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Thanks! It is more expensive though. It was really good. Put sugar, egg and 1/4 c. milk and beat until well blended. Place mixer bowl over ice bath and stir mixture constantly with rubber spatula until frosting is thick and just beginning to harden against sides of bowl, 1-2 minutes (frosting should be 70 degrees). Refrigerated leftover cake should sit at room temperature before serving until the frosting softens. Mine took at least 40 minutes. So I have been looking for a frosting for everyday use. 1/3 cup granulated sugar Cool slightly; spread with Glossy Chocolate Frosting. Hi Ivy- some other readers have suggested aAgave nectar, Lyle’s Golden Syrup, or honey. Ill let you know how it turned out and tasted.. I LOVE CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!! A bit more labor intensive than the “normal” chocolate frosting but soooo much easier to spread and super tasty. What did I do wrong?!? Of course I’ll have to make it before hand to test it. 3 cups all purpose flour. ... without using powdered sugar. lol!) 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon hot water Use Lyle’s Golden syrup. There is a reason we call this the Sailor Cake around my house. The mixture will harden some however, but it definitely shouldn't be soupy like some reviewers mentioned. Ben and Jerrys has a yellow cake batter ice cream with chocolate frosting swirls… Just sayin’! Here is what you will need for this cake: 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks) 2 cups sugar. 2 Tbs corn syrup I did it! Would it be too sweet with milk chocolate? 2 tsp. Add 3 squares chocolate and 3 tablespoons butter to a large saucepan and cook over low heat until melted. But because the party is far away, I’d like to make it and the cake ahead so that I can put them together there. I frosted the cake at noon on Saturday and put it back in the freezer uncovered. Aug 6, 2019 - Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frosting made without Powdered Sugar This post is perfect timing. 16ounces chips is about 2 2/3 Cups. I just made a batch to frost a dark chocolate cake and WOW– It is wonderful. You have mighty willpower, Sara! I already made the old fashioned cake for a birthday tomorrow afternoon, and am trying to decide if I should frost it tonight or tomorrow. By the time the cake reached its final destination it was leaning to right! I made a fudgy frosting with just sweetened condensed milk and melted chocolate chips, similar to an easy fudge recipe I have. Thank you for the recipe! I am always on a hunt for good tasting frostings. Just the other day, I made a chocolate cake and I was looking for a recipe for chocolate frosting that uses melted chocolate chips and of course, couldn’t find one. Thank you love the look of this cake frosting!! but I was sure the frosting would still be a success. so i do not have a kitchen scale (I KNOW, I KNOW!) Could I use a regular egg beater to do the last step? Tish it doesn’t matter, you’re measuring 16 oz by weight, not by volume. So when I use a cook’s illustrated recipe I really expect it to work. There is no way this would ever spread over a cake though. So excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I plan to frost the cake the morning of the party and stick it back in the freezer for a few hours until showtime. I think you could use sweetened condensed milk instead of corn syrup. Just let it sit in the fridge for at least 15 – 30 minutes (or longer) beforehand and it firms up nicely. Frosting today, cake on Wednesday! Also, heat the oven to 375 rather than 350. Sara, this chocolate frosting looks out of this world delicious! That’s strange- I’ve never had it not work before. I’m pretty picky. 1 1/4 cups cold heavy cream. Using a hand mixer, cream the butter and vanilla together. This cake is absolutely delicious, but it is VERY finicky. I’ll be trying this as soon as I get the chance. I have a feeling that no self respecting pastry chef would use powdered sugar if given the choice. I’m going to make it the next time i get the chance or reason to make a chocolate cake! How about trying Agave nectar? When it said to cook it on medium for 4-5 minutes or until the sugar melts I cooked it for prob mess than 2 minutes. This frosting is great on donuts, over ice cream, and on a classic white cake. I’m all about one less dish to  have sitting in my sink for days wash. To the melted butter, you’ll add a little corn syrup, vanilla, and granulated sugar. 1 cup granulated sugar. Would a thick simple syrup work? Good, healthy eating habits and regular exercise, and then you can enjoy the indulgences too! With your recommendation, I believe I will give it a try. I’ve been searching for months for a chocolate frosting ACTUALLY made with real chocolate and was SO happy when I found this blog Because it's whipped, this frosting doesn't feel heavy or dense even when served straight from the fridge; its cool, creamy consistency will melt in your mouth just like a spoonful of cheesecake.My approach uses roughly 70% less sugar than a recipe based on powdered sugar, meaning that this frosting behaves more like cream cheese, giving it a wonderful stability. 2 cups milk. If you like milk, go ahead and try it. I;m not exaggerating! How about some help as to where to find the recipe-better yet, can you send it my way? I’m glad I’m over here having a conversation with myself…, Lol! Be careful not to heat it over too high a heat, or the sugar will start to turn to candy (which will make the mixture crunchy). Yay!! I made this frosting for a cake and didn’t use it all. This is the recipe that was on the back of the can as long as I can remember. I am sooo excited for the cake recipe! And no I did not stick my finger in that as it was pouring down like a chocolate waterfall just begging for someone to stick their finger in it…. hi, what can you use if you don’t have corn syrup. At least that’s when I remember it happening. By purchasing one of these items you help support B\u0026B.DISCLAIMER: This site contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. DON’T forget to flour the pans after greasing them, or your cake will stick and make you say bad words. May 15, 2018 - Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frosting made without Powdered Sugar I do not like the thick lard of some frostings and the powdered sugar just seems too Continental. If the frosting gets too stiff to spread easily, wrap the mixer bowl with a towel soaked in hot water adn mix on low speed until the frosting is creamy and smooth. I have been surfing the net for good chocolate frosting and yours is very well illustrated and look yummy! But the frosting turns a little sloppy (aka melts) when it is under the slightest temperature rise. Email me if you want- I’d be happy to share it with you before then! After I added the chocolate and iced the bowl, it turned to a solid fudge state that no amount of whipping would fix! And it was a big hit! Do you think this frosting would spread well over your sugar cookie recipe? I know this frosting probably doesn’t store well…I guess I’ll have to make the cake as well as the cookies! I hope it helps! How do you stay so THIN when you are constantly cooking yummy things like this?!?!?! 1 tsp. Cocoa gives this buttercream frosting a lovely fudgy flavor. I also just googled corn syrup substitute and It said I can just take however much light corn syrup it asked for and put that much white sugar.in then add water…and same with dark cs..just use brown sugar and water…I will check actual mesurments if anyone else would like to know…also if I make this frosting..and im pretty sure I will since my 2 yr olds bday is this sat. So I again have been searching for a “go to” frosting. I was sitting here trying to figure out how you could possibly get a “doughy” consistency from that! It whipped up much better. Maybe I cooked the butter/corn syrup/sugar too long? I also made lots of mother day cans for friends, family and my nursery kids “kissed” the pre-made cans leaving lipstick “kisses” from them to mom. We spent about an hour pouring (drooling) over all of the wonderful recipes! This recipe yields 1 cup, enough to frost one sheet cake. By the time we ate it, it was thawed enough again and was perfect. It was inconvenient for me to make an ice bath (just accept, don’t ask why!) I mean, you could probably use honey, but like you said, it’s going to affect the flavor. Your email address will not be published. Did it take yours this long to whip up? Thanks anyway! I knew I could count on you! For a gluten-free and dairy-free version, try this vanilla frosting recipe. Can I use milk instead of cream? I have yet to find a chocolate frosting recipe that I love. Wonderful job on it, and thanks for sharing. I’m such a dork. I’ve used this Hershey’s recipe quite a bit over the years, and I still love it. It’ll be my peace offering to all this blasted wind! Tomorrow is my hudband’s birthday, I can’t wait until Wednesday! Jul 19, 2019 - Old-Fashioned Vanilla Frosting made without Powdered Sugar Bea. Thanks Holly- my issue is a “Best Of” so they obviously collect recipes from different issues. Thanks!!! Not when I could make chocolate. Remove from heat and set aside. So it weighs the same whether it’s chopped or not.