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Chocolate flavoured doughnut icing

This is a soft icing recipe with minimal flow suitable for doughnuts.  Agar is a gelatinous substance extracted from red algae which is often used in Asian desserts. Agar is suitable for vegetarians and thus can be a gelatine alternative.  It usually requires heating before use (standard agar requires boiling for a few min to solubilise) therefore for a recipe like this, it is important to use a cold soluble agar.

Recipe Procedure

Blend all dry ingredients. Slowly add dry ingredients to stirred water at 50C. Blend until smooth.

Recipe Formulation

IngredientPercentage
Sugar64
Water12
Alkalised cocoa powder9
Vegtable shortening9
Cold soluble agar3
Skimmed milk powder3
TOTAL100