Chocolate Frosting IV Recipe -
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Chocolate Frosting IV

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Original recipe makes 1 frosting for 1 cake Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and cocoa. Stir in water to make a paste. Add milk and butter. Cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Continue boiling for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and beat until cool enough to spread on cake.
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Sep 08, 2003

The problem with this recipe is that I didn't know it was a glaze, not a frosting. So, as a glaze it is great, but a frosting it is not. It is very thin if you follow this recipe. It soaks in to the cake and pools at the sides of pan. But, it makes a devil's food moist and yummy.

May 18, 2007

*READ THIS IT WILL HELP* After fully cooking the frosting, put it in a mixer with a whip attachment. Whip on high until it starts to lose its shine. I also sugest using the frosting right awaywhen it is still a little warm. (It will become very stiff quickly) If it dose get stiff before it is used take a 1/4 of the frosting and nuker wave it for about 30 seconds. Then mix and use. I hope this helps.


9 Ratings

Apr 06, 2006

There is no way that this recipe is written down correctly to make frosting. It barley even makes a glaze more like chocolate milk that does not harden over but stay's a liquid. The flavor is good but it in no way makes frosting or even a glaze

Mar 20, 2013

Way too thin. I wonder if an ingredient wasn't left out, or perhaps it the white sugar should be substituted for confectioner's sugar? Even so, I think it calls for far too much liquid. It was really even too thin for a glaze.

Dec 17, 2006

Unfortunately this recipe makes something like chocolate soup, NOT frosting. And it makes a LOT of it.

Nov 02, 2008

Did not get hard

Mar 31, 2007

i think it would be a frosting if confectionors sugar was substituted for the 3 cups of sugar.

Jan 03, 2007

This recipe didnt work at all! It dosent thicken it stays runny. It soaks in to the cake and makes the cake mushy.The frosting itself dosent even taste right!


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  • Calories
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 54.6 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 61 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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