Fudge Frosting

fudge-frosting

 

Preparation Time:  10 minutes
Cooking Time:  10 minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate and butter in small heavy saucepan over low heat; stir to blend.
  2. Beat in powdered sugar. Beat in egg white and vanilla, adding a little water, if necessary, to make smooth, slightly soft frosting. Spoon over cupcakes, cake, cookies or any other dessert!

Chocolate Fudge Buttercream Frosting

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Preparation Time:  10 minutes
Cooking Time:  10 minutes

Ingredients

 

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup hot fudge topping
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Directions

 

  1. Cream together the butter or margarine with the shortening.
  2. Sift the cocoa with the confectioners’ sugar and add to the creamed mixture. Mix together adding 1 tablespoon at a time of milk to keep mixture smooth. Don’t add more than 1/4 cup of milk.
  3. Add the hot fudge topping and the vanilla extract. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Strawberry Frosting

strawberry-frosting

Preparation Time:  10 minutes
Cooking Time:  35 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients

 

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin mix
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar

 

Directions

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 9 inch round pans.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix, gelatin mix and flour. Make a well in the center and pour in water, oil, and eggs. Stir in half of the container of strawberries. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the Strawberry Frosting: In a large bowl combine butter, confectioners’ sugar and the remaining half of the frozen strawberries. Beat on high speed until creamy.

Peanut Butter Frosting

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Preparation Time:  15 minutes
Cooking Time:  15 minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter

1 cup creamy peanut butter

4 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/3 cup heavy cream

Directions

In a large bowl, beat butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Slowly beat in 1/2 of the confectioner’s sugar. Mix in 1/4 cup of the cream. Beat in the remaining confectioners’ sugar. If necessary, add a little more cream or milk until the frosting reaches a good spreading consistency. Makes enough to frost one 2 layer 9 inch cake or one 9×13 inch cake, or 24 cupcakes.