YIELD 2 ½ cups
9 oz CHOCOLATE, COOKING CHIPS, SEMISWEET
2 oz BUTTER
1 lb SUGAR, POWDERED, SIFTED
½ oz MILK, NONFAT, DRY
3 ¾ oz WATER, WARM
- Melt chocolate chips and butter or margarine over very low heat. Place in mixer bowl.
- Sift together powdered sugar, milk, and salt; add to chocolate mixture.
- Blend in just enough water to obtain spreading consistency. Mix at medium speed 3 minutes or until smooth.
- Spread immediately on cool cakes
1 In Step 1, chocolate-flavored baking chips may be substituted for semi-sweet chocolate chips.
2 For 9-inch, 2-layer cakes: Spread about 1-3/4 cups frosting per cake.
3 For cupcakes: Spread about 1 tablespoon of frosting on each cupcake.