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Chocolate Frosting IV

Rated as 1.8 out of 5 Stars

"This is one of my favorite chocolate frosting recipes."
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15 m servings 276
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 frosting for 1 cake)


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  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cocoa. Stir in water to make a paste. Add milk and butter. Cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Continue boiling for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and beat until cool enough to spread on cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 276 calories; 6.6 54.6 2.7 19 61 Full nutrition

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The problem with this recipe is that I didn't know it was a glaze, not a frosting. So, as a glaze it is great, but a frosting it is not. It is very thin if you follow this recipe. It soaks in...

*READ THIS IT WILL HELP* After fully cooking the frosting, put it in a mixer with a whip attachment. Whip on high until it starts to lose its shine. I also sugest using the frosting right awaywh...

There is no way that this recipe is written down correctly to make frosting. It barley even makes a glaze more like chocolate milk that does not harden over but stay's a liquid. The flavor is ...

Way too thin. I wonder if an ingredient wasn't left out, or perhaps it the white sugar should be substituted for confectioner's sugar? Even so, I think it calls for far too much liquid. It wa...

Unfortunately this recipe makes something like chocolate soup, NOT frosting. And it makes a LOT of it.

Did not get hard

i think it would be a frosting if confectionors sugar was substituted for the 3 cups of sugar.

This recipe didnt work at all! It dosent thicken it stays runny. It soaks in to the cake and makes the cake mushy.The frosting itself dosent even taste right!

You MUST whip this frosting with a mixer - there is no other way! I won't make it again.