White chocolate frosting for cakes

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You’ll need 4 ingredients to make this White chocolate frosting for cakes. It makes a lovely topping for all kinds of cakes.  It works well as a filling too.

It has a lovely smooth texture which sets really well without being overly firm or too runny. Dust with a light coating of cocoa powder or finely ground coffee granules to complement a coffee cake or chocolate cake.

How to make the White Chocolate Frosting for cakes.

  1. Melt the chocolate, butter and cream in a medium heatproof dish over a pan of simmering water.
  2. Take off the heat and gradually add the icing sugar and beat together until smooth.
  3. Leave to cool a little before spreading on top of your favourite cake or cupcakes.

I used this while chocolate frosting as a topping for my cappuccino cake recipe. But you could use it to top or fill about 12 cupcakes.

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White chocolate frosting

This white chocolate frosting is suitable for all kinds of cake toppings or fillings. Dust with a light coating of cocoa powder or finely ground coffee granules to complement a coffee cake or chocolate cake.This topping works great in my cappuccino cake recipe. Give it a try and let me know how you get on.
Prep Time5 mins
5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: frosting
Cuisine: British
Keyword: chocolate
Servings: 1 - 12 servings
Calories: 2669kcal
Author: Lynn Hill

Ingredients

  • 150 g white chocolate roughly chopped
  • 95 g butter
  • 4 tbs double cream
  • 250 g plain icing sugar sieved

Instructions

  • Melt the chocolate, butter and cream in a medium heatproof dish over a pan of simmering water. Take off the heat and gradually add the icing sugar and beat together until smooth.
  • Leave to cool a little before spreading on top of your favourite cake or cupcakes.

Nutrition

Calories: 2669kcal | Carbohydrates: 340g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 147g | Saturated Fat: 92g | Cholesterol: 318mg | Sodium: 841mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 333g | Vitamin A: 65.1% | Calcium: 36% | Iron: 2%

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