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Chocolate Velvet Frosting

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornstarch 6 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate 3
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, mix together sugar, cornstarch, and salt
2) Stream in boiling water and stir until well blended.
3) Heat the sugar mixture stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
4) Add chocolate squares and butter or margarine; continue cooking and stirring until chocolate and butter melts
5) Take the pan away from heat and stir in vanilla.
6) Transfer the chocolate mixture into a medium-size bowl.
7) Refrigerate, stirring several times, until thick enough to spread.

SERVING
8) Spread over cake or cupcake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Mixing
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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