Friday, July 24, 2009


This is a simple, quick and delicious chocolate frosting. You can change it up by adding mint, almond or other flavorings.

Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate Frosting
Adapted from Hershey Chocolate Company
Rating: 8 out of 10

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted in medium microwaveable bowl
1/3 cup natural unsweetened cocoa
1-1/2 cups 10X sugar
2-3 Tbsp. fat-free half and half or milk
1 tsp. vanilla (or 1/2 tsp. vanilla + 1/2 tsp. peppermint or other flavoring of choice)

Stir cocoa into melted butter. Alternately add 10X sugar and milk and beat on medium speed of electric mixer till desired consistency is reached. Add more milk if necessary. (It's also nice if you use some liqueur in place of the milk.)

Yield: enough to frost 16 cupcakes


Mary said...

I love this chocolate frosting!

My Carolina Kitchen said...

This looks like a great and easy frosting. Yum, yum.

Sophie said...

What a yummie looking frosting: lovely, Judy!

Katrina said...

I've used this and their chocolate cake recipe before and it is fantastic!