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Chocolate Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet L. Tabor

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 C plus 1 T- Crisco shortening
1/3 - 1/2 C milk
1/2 C Hershey's Cocoa
4 C powdered sugar (sifted)
1 1/2 t vanilla
1 1/2 t McCormick butter flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
In a small saucepan, melt shortening. Place 3 1/2 cups of powdered sugar in mixing bowl. Add cocoa to melted shortening, cool slightly and add 1/3 cup of milk and stir until well blended. (Mixture may be thick, but it can be added to the sugar at this point). Start mixing icing. Start adding additional 1/2 cup of sugar and alternate with remaining milk. Depending on the weather, more milk may be added for desired consistency. Add flavorings and beat on high speed of mixer until smooth.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Frosts 1 round or 1 sheet cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the chocolate icing I have been making for my children's birthday cakes from the beginning. Also is my husband's favorite.

 

 

 

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