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Chocolate Fudge Frosting

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This is a very good frosting for those who love chocolate.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons to 1/2 cup cocoa
1-1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
2-3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add amount of cocoa for flavor you prefer. Heat just until mixture begins to boil, stirring constantly until smooth. Pour into small mixer bowl. Cool completely. Add confectioners' sugar alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency. Blend in vanilla. One cup frosts an 8- to 9-inch square or round pan of brownies or top of 13x9-inch cake or pan of brownies. Two cups fill and frosts an eight or nine inch two layer cake or frosts 30 cupcakes.

Patricia Deem
Colona



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