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Anne's Chocolate Fudge Frosting

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“This is a good all purpose chocolate frosting. It comes from the Anne of Green Gables cookbook by Kate Mac Donald.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
1 cake's worth
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put 2 inches of water in the bottom of a double boiler.
  2. Add the chocolate chips and vegetable shortening to the top of double boiler.
  3. Allow the chocolate and shortening to melt.
  4. Stir in the sugar a little at a time.
  5. Add the milk.
  6. Remove the top pot from the heat.
  7. Beat frosting with the electric mixer until it is thick and creamy--about 5 minutes.
  8. With a metal spatula or knife, spread about 1/3 of the frosting between the two layers and use the rest to cover the top and sided of the cake.

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