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
Save Recipe Print
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.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48

A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Quick Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mini Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Tony's Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Chocolate-Hazelnut Icebox Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Super-Thick Hot Chocolate

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.