How To Make Easy Chocolate Frosting Using Cocoa Powder
No mixer needed!
The easiest chocolate¬†frosting has to be the 2-ingredient chocolate ganache.¬†While you only need¬†two ingredients, not everyone has chocolate bars on hand all the time. For those times when you have cocoa powder, not the solid bars, there is a frosting you can still make that's just as luscious and creamy: the classic chocolate¬†fudge frosting.¬†¬†
This recipe is an old-school frosting! It produces a silky chocolate fudge¬†frosting that you¬†can find on classic chocolate cakes that your lola, tita, or even grand relatives might have¬†used to make or grew up devouring. The best news yet is that it uses regular kitchen ingredients that you will probably have if you stock up on baking ingredients.¬†
Here are the ingredients you need:
- ‚ÄĘ sugar
- ‚ÄĘ cocoa powder
- ‚ÄĘ evaporated milk
- ‚ÄĘ vanilla extract¬†
The vanilla is totally optional¬†but it does deliver an awesome aroma that can't be beaten. Chocolate is¬†its natural partner! However, this recipe is not a simple mix and frost type of frosting. It is a cooked frosting, so it needs to¬†cool down before it can be used. Despite this,¬†we are sure you'll¬†like this version.¬†
Ready to make an easy frosting?¬†This glossy chocolate fudge frosting is silky, luscious, and creamy. Here's how to make plus tips on how to make it successfully. Here's the recipe:¬†
Chocolate Fudge Frosting Recipe¬†¬†
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
How to Make Chocolate Fudge Frosting
- 1 In a non-stick pan, mix sugar and cocoa powder until well combined. Slowly pour in milk, stirring until well combined. Cook on medium heat until it has a spreading consistency (lift whisk to check for consistency: when the last drop hangs and doesn't fall off, it means it's done).
- 2 Mix in the butter, and set aside.
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