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Chocolate Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
brittany nickel

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup butter, softened (you can use margarine but the flavor will not be the same)
2 2⁄3; cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
1⁄3; cup milk (can use unwhipped whipping cream in place of half and half)
1 teaspoons vanilla
1⁄3; cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for light)
cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for medium)
cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted (for dark rich)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cream the butter in a small bowl.

2. Blend in the cocoa powder (the amount desired for a light, medium or dark flavor), vanilla, confectioners sugar, alternately with the cream.

3. Beat with an electric mixer, until the desired texture is achieved.

4. **NOTE** because of the additional cocoa powder more cream may have to be added in to reach desired consistency.

 

 

 

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