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Classic Dark Chocolate Frosting

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted, firmly packed
  Cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cream/Top milk 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter until very soft.
Sift sugar and cocoa together twice and add to butter alternately with cream.and vanilla, blending thoroughly.
To darken color, place in saucepan and heat over very low heat, stirring constantly until frosting is dark and glossy—about 5 minutes.
Spread on cake immediately.
Enough for two 8-inch layers.
Also good for eclairs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Cocoa

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