Super Simple Sugar Free Chocolate Icing

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There are a lot of cakes and cupcakes out there that, in my opinion, get somewhat sabotaged by too much sugar added to the frosting.
By the time that I get through the frosting and hit the cake, I'm in a sugar over-load. Not only am I in a sugar over-load, I have little love for the cake that the frosting is covering. I think that is why there are people who just lick off or eat up the frosting and leave the cake sitting alone on a plate.

Super Simple Sugar Free Chocolate Icing

There are A LOT of ways to make a sugar free frosting.
I have shared a few frosting recipes on this site in the past. This recipe features the sour cream alternative.



This recipe is a modified recipe that is based on sour cream.

I prefer to use Greek Yogurt in place of sour cream whenever I can. I always have Greek Yogurt in my fridge. I rarely have sour cream. There is a lot that I can do, and do do. with Greek Yogurt besides enjoying it with fruit and oatmeal for breakfast.


The ingredients


I'm using sugar free chocolate chips.

Here are some options:




Also, a sugar alternative such as Splenda.

The Recipe


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Super Simple Sugar Free Chocolate Icing
An easy chocolate frosting that is made with Greek Yogurt
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • 2 tablespoons, softened Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Sugar alternative such as Splenda
Instructions
In a medium mixing bowl, mix together your yogurt, vanilla and sugar alternative until blended.In a microwave-safe bowl, melt your butter and chocolate in the microwave. Start with one minute, stir, and the microwave for 30 seconds stirring between until your chocolate is melted,Be careful as your bowl may be hot. Pour your melted chocolate into the yogurt mixture. Stir until well blended.Allow to chill for at least an hour before using.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 10-12
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4 comments:

  1. Sugar free icing - - wow that means I can have more chocolate today ? Thanks for the great recipe

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  2. This looks great--especially for being sugar-free.

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  3. This sounds great - I haven't tried recipes with Splenda, but I have with Truvia and love it. I'd like to try this.

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  4. I didn't know of any sugar-free icing alternatives, thanks for sharing with us (we eat way too much sugar). With this icing we don't have to feel so guilty and can enjoy a few more treats.

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