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Chocolate Buttercream Icing

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50g Chocolate
100g Butter
200g Icing Sugar
2.5 tbsp Cocoa Powder
1 tbsp Milk

Enough for middle and top of one 8" cake



1. Melt the chocolate gently in the microwave 20 secs at a time, stirring after each 20 secs. Leave it to the side to cool for 5 mins.

2. Mash the softened butter with the icing sugar, then switch to electric hand mixer.

3. Sift in cocoa powder and pour in the melted chocolate and milk, beating until smooth.

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