Velvety Chocolate Frosting
|Butter/Margarine/ vegetable shortening plus 1/4 teaspoon salt||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , unbeaten|
|Semi sweet chocolate||7 Ounce (1 Package)|
Cream butter with back of a spoon until fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Melt chocolate in double boiler; cool slightly.
Add slowly to butter-egg mixture, while beating with spoon until smooth and creamy.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8" or 9" layers.
Vegetable shortening may replace butter by adding 1/4 teasp salt.