This French Chocolate Cream is a very delicate, all butter, chocolate butter cream frosting. This was my Mother’s favorite chocolate cream and it featured in most of her cakes.

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  • Course Dessert, Dessert Fillings, Frostings
  • Cuisine Hungarian
  • Keyword Baked, Christmas, Delicious
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8 people 25 minutes 5 minutes
Passive Time Total Time
60 minutes 1 1/2 hrs
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8 people 25 minutes 5 minutes
Passive Time Total Time
60 minutes 1 1/2 hrs
Degree of Difficulty
Easy
Ingredients
Butter Cream
  • 4 oz semi sweet or unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
Praline
  • 3 tbspn sugar
  • 1 tbpn water
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts pecans or hazelnuts
Servings: people
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Instructions
  1. Gather all ingredients before starting recipe
  2. Melt chocolate in a small microwave dish on high for 1 minute, stir and set timer for another 30 seconds, check and stir again.
  3. Combine sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil, set aside
  4. Beat 2 eggs in medium mixing bowl and whip until frothy. Drizzle in the sugar mixture into the egg mixture slowly, all the while beating, until the egg mixture turns a pale yellow and doubles in volume.
  5. Slowly add chocolate and room temperature butter and continue to mix until well blended.
  6. Cool in refrigerator for an hour or more, remove and beat with a mixer until the cream is smooth.

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