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Busy Day Cocoa Icing

"This is a rich cocoa frosting that only takes 10 minutes to make!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 171 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 28 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In small bowl, stir together butter and water until butter is melted. Add cocoa and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth, creamy and of spreading consistency. Add additional water, if necessary.

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Most helpful positive review

Great, I made half the recipe for brownies.

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I beat it forever & it was still not fluffy enough for cupcakes. It was more syrupy. Very sweet & I could feel the confectioner's sugar in my teeth. The kids liked it of course, they like any...

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Great, I made half the recipe for brownies.

This is a great icing for pound & bundt cakes. Use only 1 teaspoon of water or milk to get a creamy frosting. Takes great on graham crackers too!

Quick, easy, tasty recipe. The one thing I will change next time is to use a large bowl because the sugar has a tendency to splatter a bit until it is incorporated. Blends well, not too grainy, ...

This went really well with Dark Chocolate Cake recipes I found on this site. It was fab! *****

I beat it forever & it was still not fluffy enough for cupcakes. It was more syrupy. Very sweet & I could feel the confectioner's sugar in my teeth. The kids liked it of course, they like any...

Really great and easy.

Very good!! The first made from scratch frosting I have ever attempted and it was really good!

I cut the recipe in half. It really came out great. It is not the creamy kind of frosting that you get in ready made tubs, but it was delicious w/ the Eclair Cake on this website.

very fast and very good

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