rachel's homemade chocolate icing.

16 June 2009


what y'all will need:
1 stick butter
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp. almond extract
5 tbl cocoa
1 pound powdered sugar

the making part:
put butter, milk and cocoa in medium sauce pan.
stirring constantly with a whisk, heat to boiling point.
when it gets the consistency of melted chocolate remove from the heat.
add almond extract & sugar.
place in the fridge for a little while to thicken.
and then frost some yummy cupcakes like these.

hope y'all enjoy.

xo, rachel

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19 comments:

Annette said...

Oooo that looks so tasty! I love anything chocolate. I'm going to try it.

The Quilt Buddy said...

Is it bad if I want to lick the computer screen???????? I need help right????

Rachel said...

Good enough to eat with a spoon! Yum.

Jennewby71 said...

ohhhh, yummy! So glad you posted this "fat free" recipe! Chocolate anything is my favorite! (see if I tell myself it's fat free, then it's ok to eat it and lots of it w/out feeling guilty!) ;)

Jacque. said...

ohman, it's a good thing I don't have these ingredients on hand...thanks, Rachel! ~grin~

Jackie said...

I think I can smell them through the computer! Less calories that way... Delish!

Pat said...

WOW......this gal does it ALL!!! :)

jaybird said...

wait you want me to do what?... don't know what happens when you put me in a kitchen!

Stacey said...

not sure if i want to try another of your recipe's they seem to be my downfall, hehe!! I just finished City of Ashes and I am sad now, I had the money to buy the next book, but this morning the hubby asked to borrow it, so now i need to wait a couple of days :O( wow that book was amazing!! I cannot wait to see how the third one is, oh btw, my 10 yo is reading the first one and she loves it!!

Feedsack Fantasy said...

Here comes some more junk in my trunk! You are too tempting!! TTFN ~Marydon

Heather said...

These cupcakes look very yummy.

Robin said...

sounds yummy! can't wait to try it!

Lisa said...

your cupcakes look awesome!!!

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Oh my! Those look so good!! Too bad we don't have smell-a-vision on our computers. Or better yet - taste-o-vision! Yummy! Jenn

peaknits said...

Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!

dotti white said...

YuMMMMMMMMMMMMmy! Rachel...that looks delicious! I can't wait to try it!

Thimbleanna said...

YUM Rachel -- that looks delicious!!!

Rose said...

sounds and looks delish! I may have to make cake just to try this out :)

KyQuilter42501 said...

great receipt...ty so much for sharing this

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