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Joan's Fudge Icing

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This fudgy icing is great on taste!"
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servings 431
Original recipe yields 15 servings (3 cups)


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  1. Combine sugar, shortening, cream, corn syrup, salt and slivered chocolate in a saucepan. Cook over low heat until chocolate and shortening melt, stirring continuously. Bring to rolling boil 220 degrees F (105 degrees C) and hold one minute. Remove from heat and begin beating and beat until 120 degrees F (49 degrees C). Add vanilla and beat to spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 431 calories; 20.7 63.8 0.6 22 161 Full nutrition

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This is a really good recipe. It makes a caramel brown icing that is glossy and tastes like sugar babies. Make sure you have a thermometer. You have to work with it really quickly or it will har...

Didn't care for it. very gritty even though i followed the instructions!

the taste was good. it was grainy. but the problem I had with it was when I started to put it on my cake, it kept falling off, it was more like molding putty than frosting, it was almost like a ...

This recipe is just like my mother in law use to make very creamy and delicious. Will definitely make again.