i advise to let his cool and thicken for a long time before icing your cake...it had cooled and thickened before i put it on the cake, but not long enough apparently...i had a chocolate disaster in the kitchen, it ran off the sides of the cake onto the plate and then the bench, it was everywhere and all over me!!! let it get really thick before you attempt to spread it on the cake...
this is one of the yummiest icings i have ever had!!
i omitted the brandy