January 20, 2007

Chocolate Rum Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
1 1/2 tablespoons dutch process cocoa
1 tablespoon good rum

Directions:
In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients until smooth. Use to frost cool cupcakes or cake.


My thoughts:
Chocolate and rum are a great pair and the cream cheese keeps it from being too sweet. Excellent on Cubra Libre cupcakes.

9 comments:

  1. that's a brilliant idea for a frosting. the only cc frosting I've made is plain. (kinda boring...) thanks for the novel recipe!

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  2. ohhh, yum! i love that flavor...cuba libre! the actual drink kicks up my asthma, but these may have only positive effects! o.k., maybe one negative...the waistline!

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  3. You've sold me. I'm making them tomorrow.

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  4. SUCH a good idea! I'm so glad you're submitting them to the cupcake roundup, too!

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  5. What could possibly be better?? Chocolate, rum and cream cheese...oh my!

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  6. seeing that lime on the cupcake confused me at first. i immediately craved a margarita but realized there was chocolate there as well. then when i read the recipe name of Chocolate Rum Cream Cheese Frosting, i fell in love. The lime is such a great accent. Very original.

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  7. I tried this yesterday--tastes great, but my frosting came out a little liquidy for my tastes--will try again with more sugar--or perhaps a bit of meringue powder will give it more body? Thanks for sharing it.

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  8. I made this tonight on a plain chocolate cake. Fantastic!

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