Old-Fashioned Fudge Frosting

by Maria on May 14, 2013

Old Fashioned Fudge FrostingThis frosting recipe is simple and the perfect additions to my Aunt Vera’s Brownies. It also taste great drizzled over a chocolate or yellow Bundt cake. My other favorite use for it is on Texas Sheet cake. It is definitely a must have frosting recipe to keep in your arsenal.

Old-Fashioned Fudge Frosting


3 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
5 tbsp evaporated milk or cream
4 tbsp cocoa


  • Bring butter, evaporated milk, and cocoa to a boil
  • Beat into powdered sugar
  • Add vanilla
  • Spread on cake or brownies while warm


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Emily H. May 16, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Would you half this recipe, too, if only making a 9×13?

Would half & half totally destroy the consistency?


Maria May 17, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Yes. and I think the frosting would still turn out great with half and half.


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