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.