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Chocolate Icing

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes about 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

How to Make It

  1. Combine butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan. Cook over low heat 5 minutes or until butter melts. Cook over medium heat until bubbles appear on the surface. (It will not come to a rolling boil.) Remove from heat; gradually stir in sugar and vanilla. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth and sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Stir in pecans.