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Deluxe Chocolate Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melissa Whitbeck

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, softened*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups cocoa powder
4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter with an electric mixer. gradually beat in the vanilla, cocoa powder, and powdered sugar. Beat in enough milk to achieve a spreadable consistency.

2. Spread frosting on cake right after making the frosting. If you wait too long to spread the frosting, it will lose some of it's light airy fluffiness when you spread it.

This recipe makes enough frosting for a 9x13-inch cake or two 8- or 9-inch round cakes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*You must use real butter (salted or unsalted are both fine) and it must be softened ("room temperature"), not melted nor too firm.

 

 

 

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