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Chocolate Frosting

Prep Time:10 min
Yield:2 cups

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons milk

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    PLACE chocolate in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally until smooth.

  2. 2.
    COMBINE powdered sugar, salt, melted chocolate, shortening and vanilla in mixing bowl. Slowly blend in milk to desired consistency. Beat on high 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and creamy.

  3.  
    VARIATION

  4. 1.
    MOCHA FROSTING: FOLLOW the recipe above, substituting 1 teaspoon instant coffee crystals dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water for 1 tablespoon of milk.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (1/12 of recipe), Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 100mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 30g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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