Original Chocolate Frosting
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Cocoa||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Confectioners sugar||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
In saucepan, melt vegetable shortening.
Remove from heat; stir in cocoa and salt.
Mix in milk and vanilla.
In mixer bowl, stir cocoa mixture into sugar.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
Add 1 tablespoon more milk if needed for good spreading consistency.
Frosts tops and sides of two 8 or 9 inch layers.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2473 Calories from Fat 613
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 70 g107.9%
Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.5%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 7.5 mg2.5%
Sodium 542.5 mg22.6%
Total Carbohydrates 494 g164.8%
Dietary Fiber 39.8 g159.3%
Sugars 413 g
Protein 26 g51.9%
Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 24% Iron 92.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet