Glossy Chocolate Frosting

This frosting is perfect for any Brownies or bars, but is especially wonderful on my Mocha Brownies!

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Start with three – one ounce squares of baking chocolate.  Melt in a sauce pan with shortening.  Be sure to stay close and stir, chocolate scorches easily.

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Add milk, mixture will thicken almost immediately.

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Remove from heat and whisk in powdered sugar and vanilla or Kahlua.

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Frosting will be smooth and wonderfully shiny!  Spread on your favorite brownies or cake, enjoy!

Recipe: Glossy Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons shortening
  • 3 -1 ounce squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Melt shortening and chocolate in a saucepan over medium heat stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in milk, mixture will immediately thicken.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in powdered sugar, salt and vanilla.
  5. Beat well with a wire whisk.
  6. Pour over cake or bars
  7. Fight children for the privilege of licking off the whisk!

Quick Notes

 

Substitute 2 teaspoons of coffee liqueur for vanilla for a hint of coffee flavor

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