Betty's Chocolate Silk Frosting

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Feb. 04, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Silk Frosting. This frosting may be used for cakes or cupcakes.


Semisweet chocolate chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Half and half 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Confectioners sugar 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)



1. Place a medium saucepan on medium flame and combine chocolate chips, half-and half, and butter in it.

2. Stir constantly and cook until mixture is melted and smooth. Remove saucepan from heat.

3. In a large bowl full of ice cubes, place the saucepan.

4. Throw sugar, a little at a time and with an electric mixer on medium speed beat until frosting is spreadable and holds its shape.

5. Remove saucepan from ice.


6. Spread frosting on cupcakes and serve.


You can use only milk or cream in the frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 18

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 209Calories from Fat 115

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 29 mg1.21%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 19 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet