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Chocolate Icing


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Ingredients

1 stick of butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla


Melt butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk in a heavy pot. Stir continuously.


Boil of 3-4 minutes until it is at the soft ball stage.


Remove, and pour into a stainless steel bowl.


Add vanilla.


Beat til it thickens.


After mixing all ingredients, put it in the freezer for a few hours to thicken.


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Notes

My mom would always make me the same cake for my birthday: a yellow box cake with homemade chocolate icing! Since I grew up on this delicious icing, I can hardly tolerate canned icing... I'm just so used to the real thing! :)

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