Busy Day Cocoa Icing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 101.7
  • Total Fat: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 23.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g

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This is a rich cocoa frosting that only takes 10 minutes to make! This is a rich cocoa frosting that only takes 10 minutes to make!
Number of Servings: 20


    1/4 cup butter, softened
    6 Tbsp. boiling water
    1/2 cup cocoa powder
    2 tsp. vanilla extract
    3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


In a small bowl, stir together butter and water until butter is melted. Add cocoa and vanilla, beat until well blended.

Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth, creamy and of spreading consistency. Add additional water or sugar, if necessary.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LGAGNE2.

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  • i made this icing vegan by using vegan butter and I substituted the vanilla for pure maple syrup. I also used about half the amount of powdered sugar. It tasted great on top of the low fat cocoa vegan cake - 5/28/08

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  • Easy and quick... makes for a great frosting to go on a diet chocolate cake! - 4/14/08

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