Chiffon Icing

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

this is so unusual, i've only found it once at a caterer's bakery - the texture is silky and smooth and tastes only slightly chocolate-y... as kids, we used to make a batch to just eat right out of the mixing bowl!

Top Review by Georgiapea

Well, what a bummer. I saw 'sugar' and thought, "ok, icing ... icing sugar = confectioner's sugar, but it just says sugar". So, I'm a moron and used regular white sugar and it didn't work out =(

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together milk and flour in a small saucepan.
  2. Cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  3. Set aside to cool, covering the top with saran wrap.
  4. Beat together the crisco, butter, sugar and vanilla.
  5. Beat the first ingredients into the second until it is very light and fluffy - about 10 minutes!
  6. Add Hershey's cocoa, one tablespoon at a time, to taste [not more than 1/4 cup].
  7. Add more sugar, if desired.
  8. Frost birthday cake with this and refrigerate for several hours to chill thoroughly.
  9. Note: this frosting is best straight out of the refrigerator -- it does melt in warm weather -- but it's good No Matter WHAT!

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