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Espresso Truffle Cream Frosting Recipe

October 20th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/4cupheavy cream
  2. 1tablespooncorn syrup
  3. 3tablespoonsbutter
  4. 1/4cup freshlybrewed espresso(or very stong hot coffee)
  5. 8ounces goodsemisweet chocolate(Half semisweet and half bittersweet chocolate is an excellent variation)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place cream, corn syrup and butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on med-high until hot but not boiling–about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in espresso and the chocolate and stir until melted.
  3. When cool to the touch, use a mixer and mix on medium, scraping down the bowl often, until the color lightens.
  4. Frost your cake immediately since this frosting sets up quickly; if needed, you can mix in more cream, a teaspoon at a time for an easier spreading consistency.
  5. Keep the cake refrigerated or frozen until ready to serve.

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