This silky frosting relies on all of the natural sweetness in dates and cream - so there's no added refined sugar! The recipe makes enough to frost 12 cupcakes or one small cake.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Fruit-Sweetened Chocolate Frosting
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
About 1 1/2 cups (enough for 12 cupcakes)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
About 1 1/2 cups (enough for 12 cupcakes)
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Soak the date pieces in very hot water until very soft, about 5 minutes. Drain and transfer to a food processor. Put the chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30 second increments, stirring after each, until melted and smooth. Add to the dates along with the heavy cream and cocoa powder. Process until light and smooth.

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