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Catholic Recipe: European Chocolate Icing


  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 4 oz. semisweet chocolate
  • 6 Tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Details

  • Yield: 2/3 cup
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Companion recipe for Angel Food Cake I.


Melt ina double boiler over--not in--boiling water the butter and chocolate. When melted, add and beat well or blend whipping cream. Sift and add, until the desired sweetness is reached and the icing is smooth the sugar and vanilla. Spread while warm.

Recipe Source: Joy of Cooking All Purpose Cookbook by Irma S. Rombauer and Marion Rombauer Becker, Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1975
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