Recipe: Creamy Mocha Frosting

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This boiled flour frosting with added chocolate and coffee flavour, goes best with the chocolate cup cake and is a treat to all mocha lovers.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup milk, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee powder

Method:

  1. Chop the chocolate and transfer it to a heat proof bowl. Place this heat proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and keep stirring until it is melted.
  2. You could as well melt the chocolate in microwave, place it for 30 seconds on high power, stir and microwave again if it’s not melted completely. Set aside to cool.
  3. Mix the milk, sugar, flour and cream in a heavy bottomed pan and place it over a stove on high flame.
  4. Once boiled, simmer and keep stirring for 20 minutes.
  5. Cool and transfer the mixture to the bowl of the stand mixer or (if using an electric hand mixer transfer to a convenient bowl).
  6. Beat well until the mixture becomes light and add the butter and beat until creamy and stiff. Takes nearly around 5 minutes on medium speed.
  7. Add the chocolate and the coffee powder and beat again until stiff peaks form.
  8. Spoon the frosting into piping bags with desired nozzle and decorate your favourite cakes. You could as well use this frosing for spreading and covering the cakes.

Adapted from: Biteme

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