Rating: 4.5 stars
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This milk chocolate frosting is smooth, creamy, and not too dark. I've been using this chocolate frosting recipe forever, and several friends now use it as their "favorite frosting!" I just wanted to share it with chocolate lovers everywhere! It will frost, but not fill, an 8- or 9-inch cake.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Sift together confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder in a medium bowl.

  • Cream butter in a large bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar mixture alternately with evaporated milk. Blend in vanilla.

  • Beat mixture on high speed until light and fluffy. Adjust consistency with more milk or sugar, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 30.8g; fat 6.7g; cholesterol 17.3mg; sodium 9.1mg. Full Nutrition