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Chocolate Frosting I

Tia the Baker

"Great texture and color as well as taste. Smooth and easily spread, this frosting turns any cake, cookie, or cupcake into something deliciously special."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 188 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 cups)

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  1. In a large bowl, beat margarine and cocoa together until combined. Add milk and vanilla; beat until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until desired consistency is achieved. Adjust with more milk or confectioners' sugar if necessary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 188 calories; 4.4 g fat; 38.8 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 48 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This frosting took a rather average "Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies" recipe and made it one of distinction! I used half a recipe for a 9x9" pan, using butter rather than margarine, a little less p...

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This frosting was just okay - I should've heeded the advice of many others and added more cocoa powder and less powdered sugar, as the overwhelming taste is sweet, not chocolately. Also, the co...

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This frosting was just okay - I should've heeded the advice of many others and added more cocoa powder and less powdered sugar, as the overwhelming taste is sweet, not chocolately. Also, the co...

This frosting took a rather average "Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies" recipe and made it one of distinction! I used half a recipe for a 9x9" pan, using butter rather than margarine, a little less p...

This is a fudgey tasting chocolate frosting that sets up nicely without cracking or getting hard. I used butter instead of margarine, added 1/4t salt, and cut the sugar to 3 cups, since some rev...

i added a lot more cocoa powder and it was pretty good, but next time i make it i'll use softened butter instead of margarine. definately let it rest and re-mix it before you use it.

I loved this recipe! However, I found that I could feel the sugar and cocoa powder in the texture of it. So, I let it rest on the counter for a fews hours. Then, I whipped again. It was perf...

Very good frosting... I followed previous reviewers recommendations and used a little more cocoa powder and a little less sugar.... yum!

Good, creamy frosting. Quick and easy. Be sure to mix the margarine and cocoa well-no lumps. I used 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar. It was sweet enough. A little more cocoa would give it a richer ...

WONDERFUL!! I'VE FOUND THAT USING COCOA INSTEAD OF CHOCOLATE PIECES ALWAYS MAKES A BETTER TASTING PRODUCT. I ALWAYS USE COCOA FOR FUDGE, CAKES, FROSTINGS, ETC. IT JUST HAS A DISTINCTIVE FLAVOR ...

Nice frosting! I used butter instead of margarine, added more cocoa and used half and half instead of milk. I had to play with this a bit, but overall pretty good.