Classic Dark Chocolate Frosting
|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|
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.