One Minute Chocolate Icing


Make chocolate frosting without powdered sugar with this boiled fudge-like icing. Spread icing on a completely cooled cake.

tray of cupcakes glazed with one minute chocolate icing
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 cups


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine sugar, cocoa powder, milk, butter, and vanilla in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly; cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

  2. Beat icing with an electric mixer until mixture cools and thickens to spreading consistency, about 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
4g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 1g
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 64mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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