Creamy Fudge Frosting
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2/3 cup 2% milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Melt chocolate and butter in a metal bowl over barely simmering water. Stir until smooth.
- Place milk, sugar and vanilla in a blender; cover and process 1 minute to dissolve sugar. Add warm chocolate mixture; cover and process just until mixture thickens to desired consistency, about 30 seconds. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts1-1/2 tablespoons: 129 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Sep 1, 2019
I just made this recipe, followed directions, including 5oz of evaporated milk, it turned out wonderful!!! I will definitely do this again.
Aug 27, 2019
I first made this recipe as I thought it asked but then I realized right away it was so thin and I started reading reviews and they said the same. However I also noticed lots of successful reviews. When I went back and looked at the recipe I realized I used a 12oz can of evaporated milk instead of 5oz. So I doubled up on the chocolate, sugar and butter and now I have a double batch of icing that turned out perfectly.
Aug 25, 2019
Is it possible that it might be condensed milk and Not evaporated milk?? I tried making this with evaporated milk as it says on recipe and it turned out like chocolate milk
Jul 17, 2019
I don’t know what went wrong, but this was a terrible experience. I followed directions carefully. The mixture stayed liquid. After 10 minutes, I shut it off as mixture stayed very thin. I put it in refrigerator for 3 hours and it didn’t thicken after blending along time. I eventually used it as a base for a buttercream frosting by adding a LOT of powdered sugar. I can’t figure out what I did wrong. HELP?
Feb 14, 2016
This frosting definitely tastes like fudge! I wondered how making it in a blender would work. I followed the directions exactly and it turned out great. It took just a few seconds/minutes to reach the consistency I desired. And it was easy to spoon out of the blender cup and spread onto my cupcakes. I frosted 28 cupcakes but probably could have frosted as many as 32. I will share this recipe with my friends!
Sep 27, 2015
easy and good
Aug 16, 2015
Mine turned out extremely thin. What did I do wrong?
Jul 31, 2015
What an awesome frosting recipe! We thought it was delicious on chocolate zucchini cake and I'm anxious to try it on other cakes as well!
Jul 6, 2015
This stuff is great and works well with a chocolate zucchini cake. I like the fact that I was out of powdered sugar, but didn't need it for this icing.
Jun 24, 2015
This is a wonderful icing! I have been looking for a fudge like icing for my chocolate cake that I make because I wanted to try something different than my usual buttercream icing. This icing has a beautiful gloss to it and makes the cake look very professional.I made the recipe as-is and with the unsweetened chocolate and the 1cup of sugar iand it ends up with a semi-sweet taste. My family enjoyed it because we didn't want an overly sweet cake since I was serving it with ice cream and berries. However if you want a sweeter fudgy icing perhaps try a semi-sweet or even milk chocolate bar with the sugar as called for in the recipe.Great recipe that I will use often. Thank you!!