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Old 05-31-2012, 07:38 AM   #1
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Brownie frosting

Does anyone have a recipe for brownie frosting? Thanks.
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Chocolate? Cream Cheese? or what kind specifically do you want?

I have a chocolate ganache I love, and also a German chocolate icing that's really good on brownies - and of course whipped cream/cream cheese frosting is good on ANYTHING!
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Thanks for replying so quickly Charski. I would love a recipe for chocolate frosting and cream cheese frosting. Thank you so much.
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Does anyone have a recipe for brownie frosting? Thanks.
I stir together sugar free chocolate chips (or any good, dark sugar free chocolate, broken into pieces) and hot cream. let the chocolate melt and spread it over the brownies. Simple and good. Experiment with the ratio of cream to chocolate -- I like mine very very dark, but you might like more cream.
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Thanks Diana. How much cream do you use? Is it heavy whipping cream? And do you melt it at the same time with the chocolate and how much chocolate do you use?
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Do you have any powdered erythritol? I like to take powdered erythritol, melted unsalted butter, vanilla and few drops of liquid splenda and mix it up with a few drops of warm water. It makes a type of decorator butter cream frosting. The cooling effect never bothers me, nor does it bother my family. To me it tastes very good, and very close to the real thing.
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Thanks Skeeter but I cannot use any form of Splenda. Yes, I do have erythritol, both powdered and granular.
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Thanks Skeeter but I cannot use any form of Splenda. Yes, I do have erythritol, both powdered and granular.
Then since Erythritol is 70% less sweet than sugar you will need to adjust it to taste ok to you. or add some other type of sweetener
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Here's one from candaces low carb brownie recipe. I would use a different sweetener maybe eryrhritol and stevia blend.

Frosting

1/4 cup cocoa(I use dutch process)
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
10-15 drops liquid Sucralose (I use EZ-Sweetz)

In a small bowl combine ingredient for frosting. Mix until completely smooth. Adjust sweetener to your taste. With a offset spatula, spread frosting on top of cooled brownies evenly. Place pan of brownies into refrigerator for at least 15 minuets to set up before cutting.

Another one, againr I would suggest a different sweetener as Splenda doesn't sweeten chocolate very well.

frosting

3 tablespoons butter, softened

5 tablespoons cocoa powder

1 cup Splenda granular (sugar substitute )

1/3 cup heavy cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix all ingredients ina bowl, and beat combined. Spread over brownies.
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Thank you Skeeter and Ginaaaa. Your daughter's song and voice are beautiful. Did she compose the lyrics?
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Thanks Diana. How much cream do you use? Is it heavy whipping cream? And do you melt it at the same time with the chocolate and how much chocolate do you use?
I would start with 1/2 cup of HWC, heat it in the microwave until it is just simmering. Then add 8-12 oz SF chocolate chips (or sugar free dark chocolate, broken into small pieces) Stir until the chocolate is melted and smooth. While it is still spreadable, spread onto brownies. It will become fairly stiff as it sits. These amounts are not exact, I just stir in the chips until the frosting is smooth and glossy and still stir-able.
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Thank you Skeeter and Ginaaaa. Your daughter's song and voice are beautiful. Did she compose the lyrics?
Thank you!! Yes it's her original.
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Birgit's chocolate creme is by far the best frosting I have tried. Throw everything in a blender and you're done. If you refrigerate it, it becomes a truffle. I roll pieces in nuts for a treat.
Basic Chocolate Crème Recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup neutral coconut oil (you want the fairly processed one with no coconut taste. I use Palmin, but that might be hard to get everywhere! My local ethnic store carries it. You might be able to use organic palm shortening as it has a neutral taste, but I’m not sure it will have the same consistency!)

1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder

1/3 cup of erythritol, powdered

1/4 tsp stevia extract

2 eggs

1 tbsp. rum (optional) or 1/2 tsp of any flavor extract you’d like

1/4 tsp instant coffee granules (or more if you’re aiming for a mocha flavor)

2 tbsp. heavy whipping cream




Preparation:

Warm the coconut oil in the microwave. You want the oil to be all liquid and hot, but not boiling.

Now blend the eggs, the erythritol, the cream, the stevia and any flavorings of choice and process for about a minute. We want to give the erythritol time to dissolve a little. Add the cocoa powder and process again. Scrape down the sides if necessary. Now, with the blender running add the hot oil. If your using a personal blender, just add the lot and process very quickly. Basically we want to cook the egg with the oil but not scramble it!

You’ll know it’s happening when the mass turns into a fairly thick crème. About the consistency of nutella, but a the peaks hold better.
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Thank you Soobee. Am going to try this. Sounds easy and yummy.
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Thank you!! Yes it's her original.
I enjoyed it and she is so pretty! Good luck to her!
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