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Light Fudge Frosting

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate 2 Ounce
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine all ingredients except vanilla in a medium saucepan.
Stir constantly over medium heat until chocolate melts and sugar dissolves.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Boil rapidly, still stirring constantly, 1 minute or until mixture reaches 220°F (105°C) on a candy thermometer.
Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
Place pan in a bowl of ice water to cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
Beat until frosting loses its gloss and is spreadable, about 10 minutes.
Fills and frosts one 2-layer, 8- or 9-inch cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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