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Perfectly Dark Chocolate Frosting

Details

Time
5 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
2 cups

Homemade chocolate frosting never tasted so good thanks to HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK cocoa. This quick and simple icing recipe will have you ready for any dessert you can think of and is easy enough for your littlest helpers in the kitchen to get involved. Spread this dark chocolate icing over your finest cakes and cupcakes or bars and cookies. Really, anything tastes good with a bit of chocolate icing, right?

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
microwave microwave
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
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.

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