Rich Chocolate Cream Frosting

(from emily8260’s recipe box)

Source: Cooks Illustrated

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Serves 6 people

Categories: frosting


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 16 oz finely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Place chocolate in heatproof bowl. Bring cream to boil in small saucepan over medium-high heat, then pour over chocolate. Add corn syrup and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Whisk mixture gently until smooth, then stir in vanilla. Refrigerate for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes, until mixture reaches spreadable consistency.

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