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Fudge Frosting

Fudge Frosting
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 12
Just like fudge candy - only for a cake. Use a palette knife to make pretty swirls after spreading and that is the only decoration needed!
Updated February 12, 2018

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/2 to 3 cups powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, mix granulated sugar and cocoa. Stir in milk, butter, corn syrup and salt. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Boil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool 45 minutes.
  • 2
    Beat in vanilla and enough powdered sugar for spreading consistency.
  • 3
    Frost 13x9-inch cake, or fill and frost 8- or 9-inch two-layer cake.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
28g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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