Quick Fudge Frosting

Yield:

enough for one 13- x 9-inch cake

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Ingredients

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
3 tablespoons shortening
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
About 1/3 cup milk
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Combine brown sugar, cocoa, shortening, butter, salt, and milk in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool.

Add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer about 1 minute or until smooth and creamy. Add a small amount of milk to obtain spreading consistency, if necessary. Spread immediately on cake.

Note:

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1983