Easy Fudge Frosting
This silky fudge frosting is any chocolate lover's dream! The best part of this recipe is that is fuss-free for bakers of any skill level. All you need are simple ingredients and a mixer! Then get ready to swirl or pipe this luxurious frosting!
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~4 ½ cups powdered sugar
unsweetened cocoa powder
(1 stick) butter, softened and cut into slices
Combine powdered sugar and cocoa in a mixing bowl. Add the butter, boiling water, vanilla, and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined.
Once thoroughly mixed, mix on high speed for about 2-3 minutes. Let cool for about 20 minutes or until your frosting is of desired consistency.
Rewhip with a mixer for a minute or two before spreading or piping on cake or cupcakes.
If the frosting is completely cooled, it may need to be rewhipped with an electric mixer for a few minutes until light and fluffy. It will be a nice and thick consistency for spreading and piping.