Rich and Simple Chocolate Frosting
This reduced calorie rich, fudgy frosting will delight children and adults alike.
1/2 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/3 cup 2% low-fat milk
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Cook Splenda® Sugar Blend, corn syrup, milk, and chocolate in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer reaches 232°F (110°C), 6 minutes. Remove from heat and add butter; do not stir. Set aside to cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
- Transfer mixture to a medium mixing bowl; add vanilla and beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until frosting is of spreading consistency, 5 minutes.
- Spread quickly onto cupcakes using a spoon.
Makes 36 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 90 | Calories from Fat 40 | Fat 4.5g (sat 3.0g) | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 5mg | Carbohydrates 11g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 9g | Protein 1g.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.