Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting

Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting Recipe

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Anita Schatz


Got this from McCall's (red) Cook Book from 1963, page 157, called Chocolate Frosting. It's now my all purpose chocolate frosting. This is a great make ahead frosting and stores well in your fridge sealed in a plastic container for weeks. Even thought my Hot Milk Cake is great without frosting, this is my husband's favorite on it.


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Frosts one 10" tube cake
15 Min


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  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa (don't use the new dark looks and tastes awful)
  • 1/2 c
    soft margarine or butter
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting


  1. Blend cocoa with 6 Tbsp very hot water in small bowl.
  2. Cream room temperature margarine or butter in large bowl of electric mixer
  3. Gradually add sugar, alternatly with cocoa mixture and milk.
  4. Add vanilla and beat to the consistency you like for spreading.
  5. Refrigerate covered with damp cloth until ready to use. Stores well for weeks in the fridge if tightly sealed with a lid in a plastic container.
  6. Spread on cake, swirling if you like. If you like it extra chocolatey, just add more cocoa.

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About Baba's Fluffy Chocolate Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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