Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Chocolate Fudge Frosting
Yield: Frosts a 2-layer, 9-inch round cake


  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or margarine
  • 1 1 pound box powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Make It

1. Combine chocolate and butter in a small heavy saucepan. Place the pan over low heat just until melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

2. Combine powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a medium-size bowl; stir together until smooth. Stir in the chocolate mixture until well blended. Set the bowl in a pan of ice water and beat with a wooden spoon until the frosting is thick enough to spread and hold its shape.