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fudgy frosting

a recipe by
Tam D
The Dalles, OR

This recipe is from the book, "Devil's Food Cake Murder", by Joanne Fluke.

serves enough for a two-layer cake
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fudgy frosting

  • 2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk, 14 oz.
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp

How To Make fudgy frosting

  • 1
    Put the chocolate chips and salt in the top of a double-boiler on medium, or a heavy saucepan on low-medium.
  • 2
    Stir until the chocolate is melted. Add the sweetened condensed milk, and cook about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until the frosting is shiny and of spreading consistency.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and quickly stir in the vanilla. Then add the butter, and stir until it melts completely.
  • 4
    NOTES: 1) Once it cools, this is just like fudge. 2) This frosting is perfect for Devil's Food cake. 3) I prefer the saucepan, and use a diffuser to prevent scorching.