Mint Icing with Chocolate Glaze

    Mint Icing with Chocolate Glaze


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    A delicious mint chocolate icing. The icing is rich enough to cut the dark chocolate taste of the glaze. You can double this recipe easily.

    Serves: 12 

    • 4 cups (750g) icing sugar
    • 125g butter, softened
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon mint essence
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • 60g dark chocolate
    • 40g butter

    Preparation:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. In a large bowl, cream 1 1/3 cups (250g) sugar with 125g butter or margarine and salt. Blend essence, 2 tablespoons milk and remaining sugar into mixture. Gradually stir remaining milk into icing until desired spreading consistency is reached.
    2. Melt and stir chocolate and 2 tablespoons butter or margarine together in a microwave or in a double boiler.
    3. Using a pastry bag, pipe a scalloped rim of icing around the top of the cake. Pour the chocolate glaze over the top of the cake. Chill until glaze has set.

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