Chocolate Frosting

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Mississippi Mud Cake
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 cups


  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1/3 cup milk

  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

  • 1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Cook first 3 ingredients over medium heat in a large saucepan, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes or until butter melts. Remove from heat, and beat in powdered sugar and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.

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