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Mama’s Quicker Fudge Frosting

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 1 stick or margarine butter
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped (optional) nuts


In a saucepan, combine butter, cocoa and milk; bring to a boil. Add sugar and vanilla; beat well until smooth.

Frosting for 1 layer cake or 8 to 12 cup cakes

Note: If frosting becomes too stiff, add 1 drop of water at a time to desired consistency. Frost cake and sprinkle on nuts, if desired.

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