2 cups butter, softened
9 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2-1/2 cups baking cocoa, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 to 1-1/2 cups whole milk
1. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar, cocoa and vanilla until smooth, about 3 minutes. Add enough milk until frosting reaches spreading consistency. Beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
My husband , loved his chocolate groom's cake that was topped with this smooth, rich chocolate frosting and accented with chocolate-covered strawberries.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
YIELD: about 8 cups.
1/4 cup: 257 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.