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creamy rich chocolate frosting

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

My mother taught me this recipe many many years ago and it's the best chocolate frosting I've ever tasted. The half and half makes it extra rich! 10-12-2016

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For creamy rich chocolate frosting

  • 2/3 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
    half and half

How To Make creamy rich chocolate frosting

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, stir cocoa into melted butter and blend thoroughly.
  • 2
    Add powdered sugar and half and half, alternately, into cocoa mixture, beating until spreading consistency. Add the vanilla.
  • 3
    Add more half and half if needed to reach proper consistency. Frost completely cooled cake or cupcakes. Makes about 2 cups frosting.