1 Minute Fudge Frosting, 4 Different Flavors

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Wendy Rusch

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@AmmaWendy

Pictured is the chocolate fudge frosting...

I have made this frosting since I was a little girl...it's the only chocolate frosting I knew, as I got older, I started experimenting with the vanilla, maple and brown sugar...
This is great on cakes(chocolate, white, yellow, marble, strawberry, orange...you name it, most any flavor) or brownies, OR do as my daughter does when shes having a choc fit and can't find anything else, she'll make the choc one and eat it with a spoon. lol
I have also made this and didn't beat it, just cooled it a bit, then would drizzle it over cupcake towers, or other desserts as we do with chocolate ganache now a days. (omgosh I said now a days...that means I'm old UGH lol)

I hope you are able to enjoy this!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2
    chocolate, unsweetened squares
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • pinch
    salt
  • VANILLA FROSTING:

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • pinch
    salt
  • MAPLE FROSTING:

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    maple flavoring
  • pinch
    salt
  • BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn syrup, dark
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • pinch
    salt

How to Make 1 Minute Fudge Frosting, 4 Different Flavors

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add butter, milk, chocolate OR corn syrup and sugar. Stirring constantly bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add vanilla OR maple and salt, allow to cool 10-15 minutes. Then beat with a wooden spoon until it starts to lose its gloss. Pour quickly over cake or brownies and spread. Allow to set and serve.
  2. To use as a ganache type glaze, add an 1/2 cup of milk INSTEAD of 1/4 cup. Allow to cool and don't beat.
    Store in squeeze bottles and warm in microwave or bowl of hot water, as needed.

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About 1 Minute Fudge Frosting, 4 Different Flavors

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #fudge #frosting



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