||cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
||cups powdered sugar
||cups semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Yield: about 3 1/2 cups frosting (enough to frost one 8- or 9-inch layer cake or 24 cupcakes)
- In Classic Batter Bowl, beat butter on medium speed of electric mixer 1 minute or until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
- Place chocolate morsels in Small Micro-Cooker®. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1-1 1/2 minutes, stirring after each 20-second interval until melted and smooth. Add chocolate to butter mixture. Beat at medium speed until smooth, scraping sides and bottom of batter bowl, if necessary.
- Attach desired tip to Easy Accent® Decorator; fill with about 1 cup of the frosting. Frost cooled cake with remaining frosting. Using decorator, pipe a decorative border around top edge and bottom of cake.
Nutrients per serving: (about 4 tablespoons): Calories 310, Total Fat 22 g, Saturated Fat 13 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Carbohydrate 33 g, Protein 1 g, Sodium 160 mg, Fiber 1 g
Cooks Tips: To frost cooled cupcakes, attached closed star tip to decorator. Starting at outside edge, pipe frosting over top of cupcake in a swirl pattern, ending in center.
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