Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting Recipe

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Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting

Anita Schatz

By
@Babaspastries

Got this from McCall's (red) Cook Book from 1963, page 157, called Chocolate Frosting. It's now my all purpose chocolate frosting. This is a great make ahead frosting and stores well in your fridge sealed in a plastic container for weeks. Even thought my Hot Milk Cake is great without frosting, this is my husband's favorite on it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
Frosts one 10" tube cake
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa (don't use the new dark cocoa...it looks and tastes awful)
1/2 c
soft margarine or butter
1 lb
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Blend cocoa with 6 Tbsp very hot water in small bowl.
2Cream room temperature margarine or butter in large bowl of electric mixer
3Gradually add sugar, alternatly with cocoa mixture and milk.
4Add vanilla and beat to the consistency you like for spreading.
5Refrigerate covered with damp cloth until ready to use. Stores well for weeks in the fridge if tightly sealed with a lid in a plastic container.
6Spread on cake, swirling if you like. If you like it extra chocolatey, just add more cocoa.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American