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This simple recipe makes a fluffy chocolate frosting you'll be happy to use on your best cakes, cupcakes, and even cookies.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

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

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  • Cream together shortening and half of the confectioners' sugar.

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  • Mix together powdered milk and water. Add to the creamed mixture along with the rest of the confectioners' sugar. Mix well.

  • Stir in the unsweetened chocolate, salt, vanilla and unbeaten egg white. Mix well and beat until fluffy. Spread on cooled cake.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts

278 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 43.3g; fat 12.3g; cholesterol 0.5mg; sodium 68.5mg. Full Nutrition
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