Bittersweet Chocolate Frosting

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

The consistency of this frosting is neither too thick nor too thin; it is perfect for spreading. Though it is known as Hungarian Frosting, I call it Bittersweet because of its taste.

This is the frosting for Chocolate Gemini.


  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 ounces unsweeten


Ingredient Preparations

If you don’t have time to let the butter soften, fill a 11/2 to 2-quart stainless steel mixing bowl with hot tap water. Pour out the water, wipe the bowl dry and drop in the butter. Using a rubber spatula, mash the