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Quick Fudge Frosting

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I loved this quick fudge frosting recipe. I received this quick fudge frosting recipe from a friend, made a few variations to it and I feel it is the best I have ever made. You will definitely make it again, very soon!
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cocoa 3 Tablespoon
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
Boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; cool.
Add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth and thick enough to spread, adding a small amount of milk, if necessary.
Spread immediately on cooled cupcakes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2276 Calories from Fat 578

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.2%

Saturated Fat 24 g119.9%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 39.8 mg13.3%

Sodium 591.2 mg24.6%

Total Carbohydrates 440 g146.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.8%

Sugars 405.9 g

Protein 12 g23.3%

Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C

Calcium 33.5% Iron 43.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Fudge Frosting Recipe