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Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting

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Exclusive recipe from our Gluten-Free Gourmet Desserts Cookbook collection (page 77)

Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting: Another classic flavor comination.

Chocolate coupled with ground hazelnuts make for a nice variation on both chocolate and yellow cakes. Any variety of chopped nuts can be used to create a similar chocolate-nut type frosting using this recipe.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting
12	Ounces Chocolate (Dark or Milk)
8	Ounces Chopped Nuts (Hazelnut / other)
1½	Cups Confectioners’ Sugar
¾	Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
3	Tablespoons Milk (slightly more or less to obtain desired consistency)
  1. Chop nuts into small pieces — choose a chopped size that works best for your cake and desired presentation.
  2. In a 2-quart bowl, melt chocolate in the microwave, stirring until smooth consistency.
  3. Add whipping cream and confectioners’ sugar and mix.
  4. Mix in chopped nuts.
  5. If mixture is still warm, allow to cool to room temperature.
  6. Add milk to obtain desired consistency for spreading onto cake.

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