chocolate frosting

1
Kathy Van Houten

By
@suds59

This is my Grandmother's recipe.
I ate a lot of it growing up and it tastes delicious.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Frosts one 13x9 cake
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
1/4 c
shortening
1/3 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make chocolate frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Blend the cocoa and sugar together to avoid lumps.
    Place in medium sauce pan along with the 1/4 cup shortening and 1/3 cup milk.
  • 2On medium heat slowly bring to boil stir to mix ingredients then turn up the
    heat a little. When it reaches a rolling boil- time for one minute. Remove from heat.
  • 3Allow to cool and add 1-tsp vanilla extract
    Do NOT STIR UNTIL COOL OR IT WILL CRYSTALLIZE.

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About chocolate frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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