Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is very quick to prepare and can be used immediately after making as a glaze to drizzle on your cake or dessert. You can let it sit a few minutes and it will thicken up into a delicious and creamy frosting. Or add a little more powdered sugar to thicken it even more. I have no idea of the number of servings because it would depend on what you were using it for. So I just stuck a number in because I had to put something there. But I would probably double it for a two layer cake. But for a glaze over a cake or dessert this would probably be plenty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt your butter.
  2. Add all other ingredients.
  3. Stir until well mixed and smooth.
  4. Add more water if you want it thinner at this point.
  5. If using as icing and you think it's too thick just let it sit for a few minutes.


Most Helpful

Excellent! As with any glaze, you may need to play around with the ingredients to get the correct consistency you desire. I combined all of the liquid ingredients and then started the confectioners sugar at 1/2 cup. I added about a tablespoon more of the confectioners sugar until I got the desired consistency for my mini bundt cakes. The glaze had a really great chocolate flavor. It tasted like I had used chocolate chips or a gourmet chocolate rather than cocoa.

Marie Nixon April 15, 2012

The results if you follow the recipe come out way too thin. I suggest adding the water one tablespoon at a time.

Kimo-Sullivan October 14, 2012

It's a lazy Monday and I have a craving for yellow cake with chocolate icing. I don't want to run to the store so I made a cake from scratch. I found this perfect recipe for chocolate frosting. It is absolutely delicious.

devilish007_98 July 25, 2011

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