Chocolate Frosting



Makes 2 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cook first 3 ingredients over medium heat in a large saucepan, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes or until butter melts. Remove from heat, and beat in powdered sugar and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.

Anne Kracke, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

April 2011