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Creamy Chocolate Frosting

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chocolate square 9 Ounce (unsweetened)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (scalded)
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted, firmly packed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon

Place butter and chocolate in top of double boiler and heat over boiling water until melted.
Pour the hot milk over sugar and salt and stir until completely dissolved.
Add chocolate mixture and stir to blend.
Beat while still hot and thin with a wooden spoon until of the proper consistency to spread.
(Add vanilla when mixture begins to thicken.) Spread on cake when thick and creamy.
Enough for 8 1/4 x 12-inch single layer cake.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3464 Calories from Fat 1143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g184.7%

Saturated Fat 75.3 g376.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182.5 mg60.8%

Sodium 611.2 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 617 g205.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 598.2 g

Protein 3 g5.8%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.4% Iron 0.49%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Chocolate Frosting Recipe