Imperial Sugar
Dixie Crystals

Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting


  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup (2.5 oz) unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup of soft unsalted butter
  • 3 cups sifted Dixie Crystals Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt


      1. Bring heavy cream and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and whisk in chopped unsweetened chocolate. Set aside.
      2. Cream butter until light and fluffy. Add one cup of powdered sugar and mix until light and creamy.
      3. Gradually add remaining powdered sugar alternating with chocolate mixture. Scrape bowl well. Whip until very light and fluffy. Add vanilla and salt and combine well.
      Dixie Crystals Insight

      Note: This is a chocolate icing that appeals to many people. However, if an extra dark chocolate frosting is desired, boil an extra 1/4 cup of milk and whisk in 1/4 cup of finely chopped unsweetened chocolate. Add to the above in step 3.

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