Creamy Fudge Frosting

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1-1/2 cups

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
For every occasion that calls for chocolate frosting, keep this fudgy recipe close by. With just five ingredients from the pantry, you’ve got magic in minutes. —Linda Schend, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Creamy Fudge Frosting Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Melt chocolate and butter in a metal bowl over barely simmering water. Stir until smooth.
  2. 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.