Foolproof Chocolate Frosting

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

    

We wanted a frosting that wouldn’t curdle or deflate—or take an hour to set.

SERVESMakes 3 cups to frost one 9-inch 2-layer cake

TIME25 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For an easy chocolate frosting recipe that required no special equipment, we used both cocoa powder and melted chocolate, which produced a deep chocolate flavor. Confectioners’ sugar and corn syrup made our chocolate frosting smooth and glo...

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