Betty's Perfect Chocolate Frosting for Brownies

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Sep. 26, 2014

Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Frosting for Brownies. This frosting was made to spread on top of the Zucchini Brownies from the previous video in Betty's Kitchen, but it can be used for any brownies, cakes, or cupcakes. This recipe is adapted from Arrita Morris's Chocolate Frosting, published in the Richmond Register Newspaper.


Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Unsweetened cocoa powder 5 Tablespoon
Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)



1. Place a small saucepan over low flame and melt butter in it.

2. Add the milk and cocoa powder. Stir and cook until well combined and thickened. Remove the pan from heat.

3. Gradually add sugar into the cocoa powder mixture and mix well after each addition. The mixture will seem very stiff, but it will soften a bit as you continue to stir. It should have a spreadable consistency.



4. Spread frosting on top of zucchini brownie, cut into pieces and serve.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 196Calories from Fat 63

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 5 mg0.21%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 29 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet