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Pudding Icing

"This recipe quickly makes a thick pudding-like chocolate frosting that goes great on whatever cake you like."
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servings 140 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 140 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 32 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 a saucepan over medium heat combine the sugar, salt, cornstarch, water, and chocolate. Stirring frequently bring to a boil and cook over low heat until thick. Remove from the heat and add the vanilla and the butter or margarine. Mix well. Let frosting cool before frosting cake.

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  1. 25 Ratings

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This is the best homemade frosting I have had for sometime! It tastes even better on a homemade cake. It is really glossy and easy to spread and has a very good taste. I frost my cake with this ...

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I used this to frost Brookes bombshell brownies from this site. I looked Amazing but I wasn't to fond of the taste. I thought it was super sweet and not to chocolatey, I may try this recipe agai...

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This is the best homemade frosting I have had for sometime! It tastes even better on a homemade cake. It is really glossy and easy to spread and has a very good taste. I frost my cake with this ...

This was pretty good. I used cocoa powder instead of Baker's chocolate. It thickened up almost instantly after it began to boil. I actually forgot to add the butter and vanilla at the end, an...

This recipe was great, I will keep this one as my favorite. It is not too sweet, spreads nice and looks great. It's the perfect choice if you don't want a real sweet icing. thumbs up!!!!

OMG, this frosting is incredible. I used it with the "Welfare Cake" and it's just amazing. The only reason I gave it fours stars instead of five is because it took about an hour to finally thick...

I'm not a big fan of traditional frosting unlike the rest of my family. I'm always trying to find a happy medium. This was great!! Such a nice texture and smooth, rich flavor. I will make again ...

If it takes long for it to thicken increase heat to medium, it thickens immediately after it starts boiling. I added the vanilla and butter from the beginning (misread the directions), and it st...

Wonderful, this really has the consistency of pudding. I used semi-sweet chocolate chips and added less sugar. I didn't have any problems with the thickening, but I used medium heat instead of l...

This frosting was great. Took a while to thicken up and the bakers chocolate looked quite funny during the cooking process but it all came together in the end. I will be using recipe for many ma...

This recipe is awesome! I was lookin for something that wasn't too sweet & found it! I switched out the unsweetened chocolate for white chocolate & it was excellent! I too found it took foreve...

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