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Chocolate Frosting for Cupcake Decorating

Recipe photo courtesy of Raymond Hom

This frosting is used to create the faces for the Monkey Cupcakes and Mouse Cupcakes, and as an anchor for the Chocolate Faux-Bois Cupcakes.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2009
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  • aerinmeister
    29 MAR, 2009
    Great consistency, loved the cream cheese and sour cream together in this recipe. I happen to prefer a frosting that isn't overpoweringly sweet, but if you like, you could use a sweeter baking chocolate to begin with. This frosting was about as sweet as a good chocolate pudding--something not too rich, something you could eat right out of the mixing bowl. ;)
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  • egiblin
    27 FEB, 2009
    I was not a fan of this recipe. I love chocolate cream cheese frostings, but this one came out bitter and far too wet. I tried adding more powdered sugar and cutting the sour cream, which improved things a little bit, but not enough to keep the recipe.
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