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Chocolate Icing

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate 2 Ounce (2 Squares)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rum/Brandy extract 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine sugar, hot water, and chocolate in heavy saucepan.
Over medium heat, bring to a boil.
Lower heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Mix cornstarch and cold water to a smooth paste.
Stir mixture into chocolate syrup.
Cook for 3 or 4 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid lumping.
Remove from heat.
Blend in extract.
Beat until cool enough to spread.
Makes enough for top and sides of two 8-inch layers, about 2 cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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