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    Dark Chocolate Frosting

    Source of Recipe

    Modern Family Cookbook 1942

    List of Ingredients

    • 1/4c. soft butter
    • 1 1/2c. sifted XXXX sugar, packed
    • 1/4c. cocoa
    • about 3T. cream or milk
    • 1/2t. vanilla


    1. Cream butter until very smooth. Sift sugar and cocoa together and add to butter alternately with cream and vanilla, blending thoroughly.
    2. To darken color, place in saucepan and heat over very low heat, stirring constantly, until frosting is dark and glossy, about 5 mins.
    3. Spread on cake immediately.
    4. Makes: enough for two 8 inch layers. Also good on eclairs.




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