With the help of HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa and a few other ingredients, this easy, homemade perfectly dark chocolate frosting recipe is a must-try. It's simple enough that even your littlest helpers in the kitchen can get involved. We love how dark chocolate is sweet but not too sweet. Spread this Perfectly Dark Chocolate Frosting over cakes, cupcakes, dessert bars and cookies for an extra-special touch. Really, anything tastes good with a bit of chocolate icing, right? Although eating it straight from the bowl is good, pair this homemade dark chocolate frosting with HERSHEY'S “Especially Dark” Chocolate Cupcakes for an unforgettable dessert.
Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.
Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla.
Milk and vanilla extract can be combined before beating into frosting.
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