American Velvet Frosting

By on January 9, 2012

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Ingredients: Makes enough to cover two 23 cm /9 in cakes
175g/6 oz plain (semi-sweet) chocolate
120 ml/4 fl oz soured (dairy sour) cream
5 ml/1 tsp vanilla essence (extract)

A pinch of salt
400g/14 oz icing (confectioners’) sugar, sifted

Method:

Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of gently simmering water. Remove from the heat and stir in the cream, vanilla essence and salt. Gradually beat in the sugar until smooth.