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Quick and Easy

"Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting

Details

Time
5 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
2 cups

With only five ingredients and five minutes of your time, you can make delicious “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Frosting packed with just the right amount of HERSHEY’S cocoa. This quick and easy homemade chocolate frosting recipe is a great one to dive into with your little ones, and once it’s ready, the whole family can enjoy a frosted chocolate treat of your choosing. Easily spread this soft chocolate icing on cakes, cupcakes, brownies or dessert bars. We recommend a pairing with the delicious HERSHEY'S "PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" Chocolate Cake recipe to awaken your taste buds to a whole new level of yum.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick)

  • 2/3 cup
  • 3 cups

    powdered sugar

  • 1/3 cup

    milk

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step-Directions

Equipment Needed 

Microwave
Microwave or Stovetop
Microwave Safe Bowl
Microwave Safe Bowl or Saucepan
Mixing Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
1

Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately, add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.

2

Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla.

Tip

Milk and vanilla extract can be combined before beating into frosting.

Additional questions?