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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Dessert, Dessert Fillings, Frostings
Baked, Christmas, Delicious
1 1/2 hrs
1 1/2 hrs
Degree of Difficulty
4ozsemi sweet or unsweetened chocolate
1/3cupchopped walnutspecans or hazelnuts
Gather all ingredients before starting recipe
Melt chocolate in a small microwave dish on high for 1 minute, stir and set timer for another 30 seconds, check and stir again.
Combine sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil, set aside
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.
Slowly add chocolate and room temperature butter and continue to mix until well blended.
Cool in refrigerator for an hour or more, remove and beat with a mixer until the cream is smooth.