Yield 2 ¼ cups
3 ¾ oz SUGAR, POWDERED
½ oz COCOA
1 ½ Tbsp BUTTER
¼ tsp EXTRACT, VANILLA
1 oz WATER, BOILING
- Sift together powdered sugar and cocoa into mixer bowl.
- Combine butter or margarine and vanilla with sugar mixture at low speed. Add enough water to obtain spreading consistency. Beat at medium speed about 3 minutes or until smooth.
- Spread immediately on cooled cakes.
In Step 1, 3/4 ounces unsweetened cooking chocolate may be used. Melt chocolate at low heat. Cool. In Step 2, reduce butter or margarine to 1 tablespoon. Add cooled, melted chocolate to butter or margarine.