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Boiled Chocolate Icing
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Comment Posted on Old Recipe Detective Blog: Try this frosting on your cupcakes, bundt cakes or use to frost a layer cake. The frosting is an old-fashion boiled frosting that all the chocolate lover's you know will adore.

Boiled Chocolate Icing Recipe

 Ingredients:
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
6 tablespoons heavy cream
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:
Combine sugar, eggs and heavy cream. Add chocolate (can be melted in microwave 60 seconds or so). Bring to boil at medium heat. Cover and boil on medium-low heat 2-3 minutes until steam washes any sugar crystals down from the sides, continue to soft ball stage. Cool a bit (no more than 5 minutes) and add butter and vanilla. Beat to proper thickness and spread on cake.

Makes 2-3 cups frosting.
 

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