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Chocolate traybake covered in chocolate icing on top of a wire cooling rack with a spoon covered in chocolate in top corner
5Prep Time

Chocolate Fudge Icing

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About the bake

This chocolate fudge frosting recipe not only looks yummy, but it's so simple to make too. Ideal for use in a cake or just on its own! 

5Prep Time


  1. Step 1:

    Melt the dark chocolate with the butter together in a bowl over a pan of simmering water.

  2. Step 2:

    Meanwhile, sieve together the icing sugar and cocoa powder in a separate bowl.

  3. Step 3:

    Once melted, add the icing sugar and cocoa powder gradually to the chocolate mix and beat with an electric mixer.

  4. Step 4:

    Add a touch of milk if a thinner consistency is desired.

  5. Step 5:

    Allow to cool before using as a frosting on a cake.


    • 300g Dark chocolate
    • 150g Unsalted butter (rroom temperature)
    • 100g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 15g Cocoa powder
    • As needed Milk


  • Bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Sieve
  • Electric mixer

Nutritional Information

per 46g
  • 264cal Energy
  • 18g Fat
  • 11g of which Saturates
  • 24g Carbohydrates
  • 23g of which Sugars
  • 1.7g Protein
  • 0g Salt

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