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chocolate frosting

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy Van Houten
Huron, SD

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

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chocolate frosting

  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make chocolate frosting

  • 1
    Blend 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.
  • 2
    On 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.
  • 3
    Allow to cool and add 1-tsp vanilla extract Do NOT STIR UNTIL COOL OR IT WILL CRYSTALLIZE.