Dark chocolate lovers will adore this rich and creamy frosting — a great finishing touch to layer cakes, cupcakes and even brownies.

Lauren Brumfield, Germantown, Tennessee
Recipe by Oxmoor House July 2004

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Recipe Summary

prep:
8 mins
total:
8 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Combine powdered sugar and cocoa; gradually add to butter alternately with milk and vanilla, beginning and ending with powdered sugar mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition.

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  • Tip: To prevent a white dusting on your chocolate cake layers, dust cakepans with cocoa instead of flour.

Source

Southern Living Cook-Off Cookbook

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