Chocolate Icing

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes


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


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.


Leone Ivey, El Paso, Texas,

Southern Living

November 2006
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